Rev Peter Unger sings of compassion on the thoughtful “Goodbye My Love”. Done with the utmost of care, the whole of the work feels so soothing. Featuring a rather expressive vocal, Rev Peter Unger explores the importance of faith in life. By lending his message such passion everything has a rustic, timeless quality to it. Arrangements are simple yet effective. Forgoing percussion, the guitars weave together into a gorgeous sort of kaleidoscopic sound. The ringing forth of every single note allows the piece to gain a sort of intimacy. Over the course of the track Rev Peter Unger has an intimacy to his words, akin to having a conversation with a close friend.
Going for a simple pleasure sort of take, the piece introduces itself with such gentleness. Rev Peter Unger’s voice takes front and center stage, at times reminiscent of Nick Drake’s studious vocal delivery. Every word is picked with the utmost of care, for the instruments further punctuate the importance of his message. By opting for such a casual take, everything about the work rises above the typical worries of the world. Electric and acoustic come together in a way that feels so absolutely classic. A little bit of poetry comes from Rev Peter Unger’s careful allusions to a greater inner peace. For the final stretch Rev Peter Unger lets the intensity increase in a pitch perfect manner.
With “Goodbye My Love” Rev Peter Unger crafts a universal message, one that offers such comfort.
By Beach Sloth