Album Review: Steve Vai – The Story Of Light

The amazing Steve Vai continues the dreamy conceptual narratives found on 2005’s Real Illusions: Reflection, with his new release, The Story Of Light. This concept album is the second installment of a trilogy showing Vai’s interest in New Age spirituality and science fiction. The Story Of Light is essentially about the journey of a man driven mad by tragedy, grief, and his assent to revelation, enlightenment, and redemption.

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Giving The Audience Something They Can Feel

Your average music fan doesn’t need to witness the second coming to be entertained. You don’t need to be Paul Gilbert, Steve Vai, Shawn Lane, or Allan Holdsworth. You don’t need to blow away the audience, change the molecular structure in the air, or cause a ripple effect in the space-time continuum. You only need to do your homework, be yourself, and do what makes you happy. You are enough.

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