“If you want a masterpiece, you gotta’ dip your brush in some soul, R&B, funk and rock n’ roll,” declares Painted Man in their self-proclaimed “Anthem.”
And oh lordy, have they dipped deep!
In addition to some amazing songwriting, they have embraced, albeit at arms length, the likes of Prince, Michael Jackson, Led Zeppelin and Queen.
“We don’t have time to pay attention to everyone’s style, so we flip it and make it ours,” said member Vince Peeples. “We bring our various backgrounds, whether it is from the church or from our experiences from rock concerts, and mesh it together to create edgy, feel-good, funky, down home music.”
Extending the paint metaphor, their approach creates a Jackson Pollack-esque canvas that will have you dancing, if not on your feet, then deep in your soul.