Introducing "Long Time Coming" by the multitalented Rick Thomas
an album that's been brewing for 2 1/2 years, and trust me, the wait has been worth it! Rick Thomas, the maestro behind the drums, lead guitar, rhythm guitar, keys, and bass, has poured his heart into every note, making this album a true labor of love.
The album is being released on the heels of 4 of the major singles having been released earlier in 2023, the full album's expected release is December 1st, 2023. The ten tracks on "Long Time Coming" take you on a journey through the various facets of life, love, and the pursuit of something greater. Rick, not just a musician but a storyteller, weaves tales of love and heartbreak, delivering a raw and authentic experience that resonates with the human experience.
The album kicks off with a bang, setting the stage for a sonic adventure that seamlessly blends country and rock influences. From the twang of the guitar strings to the steady heartbeat of the drums, each instrument plays its part in creating a symphony that mirrors the rich tapestry of life.
Rick's soulful vocals shine through, carrying the weight of emotions as he delves into the themes of love and heartbreak. Tracks like "Meant To Be" and “Take Me for Granted”, tug at your heart, exploring the complexities of relationships with a vulnerability that is both refreshing and relatable.
But "Long Time Coming" isn't just about matters of the heart. Rick also wears his patriotism on his sleeve, delivering anthems that speak to the pride of representing one's country. The album takes a stand for what's right via a powerful anthem that encourages listeners to stand up for something good, to be the change they want to see. In tracks like "Rockin Heavy in my Country" he pays homage to the land he calls home, celebrating the values that bind us together. Rick's lyrics serve as a rallying cry, urging us all to make a difference in the world.
And when it's time to kick back and unwind, "In The Back Woods", "River Chillin", “She Got the Look” and “Red Neck Queen” (which was written by Michael Doran.), invite you to the good ol' down-home partying that we all crave. These tracks are a testament to Rick's versatility, showcasing his ability to get your feet tapping and your spirits lifted.
"Long Time Coming" is not just an album; it's a journey - a musical odyssey that reflects the diverse hues of life. Rick Thomas, the heart and soul of Touch Music Group, has delivered a masterpiece that is sure to resonate with music lovers far and wide. So, buckle up and get ready for a ride because, after 2 1/2 years in the making, "Long Time Coming" is finally here!