A singer-songwriter from the island of Barbados who claims to really be a frog from outer space, Fitzroy has concocted a masterful debut album that defies categorization, one that establishes him as an artist to watch in the coming years. On 'Paradise Low', lovelorn beachside ballads garnished with guitars and congas brush up against banging reggae-ish funk jams and strutting Caribbean hip-hop. It's island music of the future, one that absorbs the worlds of hip-hop, rock, reggae and funk and spits them back out in an intoxicating brew quite unlike anything else out there. Essentially a story in song about leaving home as well as those you love behind, 'Paradise Low' is steeped in an achy comfort, with dashes of rebellion and redemption thrown in for good measure. Thankfully, it's a story that's only just begun...
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