Open Up Your Door - Kieran White

With a baritone voice reminiscent of Tim Buckley, Keiran White sounds like the type of cult artist who gets revered by the likes of Mojo magazine. But it never happened for White and after his only solo album Open Door was released in 1975 he never recorded again and became a truck driver in Oregon before his untimely death in 1995. Maybe it was because the material on Open Door just wasn't quite up to it or maybe it was down to the lukewarm critical reception given to his former band Steamhammer, a blues rock band from Worthing whose luck was only marginally better than the legendarily luckless Badfinger. But Keiran White's music lives on here at AOR Disco and Open Up The Door, the opening track from his solo album, is widely regarded as his finest moment.


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