Maps - The Next Immense Thing
It has been a magnificent year for Maps, a.k.a James Chapman, who benefited from a Mercury Nominated debut album along with a string of remarkable single releases. Once described before, by yours truly, as “attempting to be the soundtrack to the present modern age we live in”. “Trying to create a distinctive, terrific sound; and succeeding.”
Has anything changed come 'To The Sky'? Not from what I can hear. No this is just the same guy on the same mission. His latest release has the same wonderful, catchy, incandescent vocals paired with melodious, fluffy electro-sounds, as you would hear in many other examples of his music.
Maps are going to shape the future…the innovative ideas and spectacular mindset of Chapman’s project are sure to have an impact on music as we know it.