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Best Male Rock Vocalist Fort Lauderdale and Palm Beach 2010 - Mike Mineo

Mike Mineo
The vocal chops Delray Beach's Mike Mineo showcases on his debut album of eclectic pop, Eccentricity, almost make "blue-eyed soul" sound like an insult. First of all, Mineo's eyes are far too chestnut brown for that kind of comparison to pan out. Much like R&B revisionist Jamie Lidell, nothing Mineo does with his voice is completely rooted in the Stax sound, the Motown sound, or the Simon Cowell sound. You can tell that this self-identified goofball has heard and internalized enough of all three styles to be able to inflect flawlessly and tell a unique story through his cracked point of view. It's refreshing to hear someone with a gift for phrasing and wordplay who doesn't have to take himself too seriously either. Admittedly, he approaches Stevie Wonder's timbre on "Believe" — close enough to set off goose bumps. Once you start playing Mineo's music, it's hard to stop hoping to find that same sensation.
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Jahway7
Jahway7

Mike Mineo is the best singer I have heard in a long time. One day he will be a huge star, and then I can say that I knew him when. I love you Mike, love Katherine and Mckinley

Andrew "the Artist"
Andrew "the Artist"

When i heard Mineo's "Eccentric," uplifting and soulful sound, five years ago, i knew it was genuinely unique. "I really dig it man." That's what i told Mike Mineo after his superb set. Since that time, I have been a devoted fan of Mike Mineo. I love to see his sets live as much as i can.

Just remember, Mike Mineo is a bright star on the local South Florida Music circuit. I also believe with time and more amazing music to groove to- that Mike Mineo will make the Big time. Just wait!I look forward to Mr.Mineo's future music endeavors. I'll be there dancing and singing with him! ~peace~

Ron
Ron

Mike is a gifted artist and incredible songwriter...I love what he has been doing and cant wait to hear what he's gonna come up with next!

Ida
Ida

Mike is a force to be reckoned with. I have seen his show a million times and he never falls short of incredible. The CD is a permanent fixture in my house and on my ipod. See him live or get the CD. Simply amazing.

Lisa
Lisa

I have heard Mike Mineo perform several times. His unique voice and style make him truly one of a kind. I also have a copy of his CD "Eccentricity" and love it!!! The songs really stick in your head!

Cindy Wilhelm
Cindy Wilhelm

I have had the pleasure of seeing Mike perform, owning a copy of Eccentricity, and knowing him as a person. He is truly an amazing talent. I hope many others get the pleasure of seeing him perform.

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