Funk aficionados, rejoice! Toyesauce, the Nashville-to-New Orleans groove mavens, have unleashed “Good As It Gets Anymore,” a funkified odyssey that serves as a delectable gumbo of rhythmic ecstasy. Enlisting the legendary bassist George Porter, Jr. of The Meters fame, and the soul-stirring vocals of Soulhat’s Kevin McKinney, this track is a masterclass in funk excellence. Porter’s iconic bass lines provide a pulsating heart to the song, a rhythmic backbone that’s both fluid and robust, perfectly complementing McKinney’s vocal prowess that exudes an infectious energy. This isn’t just music; it’s a sonic celebration, a vibrant homage to the roots of funk and its enduring legacy.
The track’s musical landscape is a paradise for funk lovers, blending authentic New Orleans groove with Nashville’s eclectic musical sensibility. The horns scream with an exuberance that could only be born in the cradle of jazz, while the guitar work is nothing short of electrifying, offering riffs that are both intricate and wildly untamed. This is more than a mere collaboration; it’s a fusion of musical titans, each bringing their distinct flavor to create a sound that’s undeniably Toyesauce yet deeply rooted in the rich history of funk. The resulting experience is akin to a jubilant street parade winding through the French Quarter – every note and beat inviting listeners to let loose and bask in the sheer joy of life.
“Good As It Gets Anymore” is not just a song, it’s a mood, an atmosphere, a vibe that encapsulates the essence of funk. It’s the sound of summer on the bayou, of dancing feet on Bourbon Street, of a spirit that refuses to be anything but joyous. Toyesauce has not only paid tribute to the greats of funk; they have staked their claim as contemporary torchbearers of the genre. This track is a reminder that sometimes, music can be a transportive experience, taking us to places where the rhythms are infectious, the vibes are high, and life is, indeed, as good as it gets anymore.