ENVY OF NONE is a new band that’s debut self titled album is released today(April 8th) on Kscope. An album that I have been waiting to hear myself for almost or just over a year now and I can honestly say it’s a great listen. Before we get any further you need to listen to these songs on headphones or whatever your listening method is. (vinyl, disc or streaming)

Envy Of None are:
Alf Annibalini – Guitar, Keyboards, Programming
Andy Curran – Bass Guitar, Synthesized Bass, Programming, Guitar, Background Vocals, Stylophone
Alex Lifeson- Guitar, Mandola, Banjo, Programming
Maiah Wynne – Lead Vocals, Background Vocals, Keyboards

Now any hard rock/prog music fan in general will know the names Andy Curran and Alex Lifeson. As a fan of both of Andy’s and Alex’s work in there bands Andy with Coney Hatch/Soho 69/Leisureworld and Alex with RUSH. I can honestly say that on the albums 11 tracks this is the furthest thing removed from what I’m so used to hearing from these gents musically over the years.

Change is good and why not? What do they have to prove at this point in time? They have earned that right to forge their own musical path however they see fit.

ENVY OF NONE is that new path that Andy and Alex are going down on that sonic highway with Alf and Maiah.

Envy Of None track listing 
1. Never Said I Love You [04:06]
2. Shadow [03:21]
3. Look Inside [04:44]
4. Liar [03:13]
5. Spy House [02:23]
6. Dog`s Life [04:36]
7. Kabul Blues [03:12]
8. Old Strings [05:15]
9. Dumb [04:19]
10. Enemy[04:16]
11. Western Sunset [02:25]

Each member of the band has brought their own individual sound to this record. Opener ‘Never Said I Love You’ is such a great track and if I was to play record company guy I would make this song a single sooner than later. Maiah Wynne is a phenomenal talent. Her vocals soar throughout the album’s 10 tracks. The one track without vocals ‘Western Sunset’ is a nice little musical piece performed by Alex and is his tribute to his friend Neil Peart.

Maiah is the real deal. Check out her music on the stream sites or follow her on her socials and you will see what I mean. Alf, Andy and Alex have really lucked out finding her and it’s like this album was crafted for her vocals.

I will add that this is a collective band effort. One thing I really like as well as you cannot pigeon hole EON. Many different styles come at you. Synth rock, trippy rock, elements of Pink Floyd. I have to mention the songs are not drawn out as is the case with ‘Spy House’ and ‘Western Sunset’ that clock in at just over two minutes in length each.  As a music fan of the members of EON, it’s been great to finally hear this album in its entirety.


12 thoughts on “ENVY OF NONE (2022)”

  1. Wow you are out of the gates with this one! Nicely done.

    At some point I will pick this up but after paying $100 for the new Darkness and still needing the new Scorpions from Japan, I need to cool my jets.

    Not sure if it’s my thing or not but I will support Andy.

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  2. Nice work Deke! I’ve streamed it a few times and I have to say that you need to come at this album with a very open mind. This is great ambient music to play around the house or relax with. But it’s not music to Rock Out to. But that said, I’ve enjoyed it more with each listen.


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