Seth Horan left RCA band Vertical Horizon in 1998, on the brink of multi-platinum success, and decided to play his songs alone on his bass rather than pick up the acoustic guitar. Why? To push the envelope; to see how far mainstream acceptance goes; to explore new sounds in a market that becomes more homogenized every day.
But most importantly, he did it because he has been a bass player since he was 12 years old, and he really sucks at guitar.
With a blend of fingerpicking, slapping, tapping, harmonics, and chording to accompany his...