David Singley Releases Brilliant New Album “Fools & Mystics” – Exclusive Review

Renowned musician David Singley, whose career spans decades of collaboration with world-class artists, has made a striking return to his roots with the release of his latest album, "Fools & Mystics." This full-length album, comprising ten captivating songs, showcases Singley's exceptional talent as a singer-songwriter and guitarist. Released in May 2024, "Fools & Mystics" promises to be a noteworthy addition to the legacy of classic singer-songwriter albums.

David Singley hails from the rural heart of central Illinois and now resides in Saint Paul, Minnesota. His music is a rich tapestry woven from the influences of street life, the countryside, and formal music education. Singley’s music evokes the golden era of singer-songwriters from the late ’60s to the mid-’70s

David Singley’s unique style stands out thanks to brilliant shifts in genre, memorable melodies, and captivating lyrics. His vocal delivery echoes the influences of legends such as James Taylor, Gordon Lightfoot, and Jim Croce, to name a few, while his guitar playing remains focused, passionate, and perfectly aligned with each song’s narrative.


“Fools & Mystics” is truly a masterpiece of contemporary Americana music. Following the success of his 2021 album “The Long, Slow Fuse of Night,” and several chart-topping singles, Singley’s new album “Fools & Mystics” is set to enchant audiences with its heartfelt storytelling and masterful compositions. The album’s lead single, “Paradise,” was released on February 27, 2024, setting the stage for subsequent releases “Cartoon Heart” and “Don’t Worry ‘Bout Mama No More.” Brilliant songwriting and the unique sound that makes Singley’s music stand out are the strong pillars that sustain the whole project from the first track to the last.

“Fools & Mystics” showcases Singley’s ability to blend personal insights with global perspectives, creating music that resonates on multiple levels. The album’s tracks feature lush arrangements, evocative lyrics, and Singley’s distinctive guitar work, making it a must-listen for fans of quality music. For those seeking music that is both deeply personal and universally resonant, “Fools & Mystics” offers a captivating journey through the mind and heart of an artist who continues to inspire and innovate.


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