A Question of Balance, is a haunting, delicate ballad that is gorgeous in its simplicity but simultaneously technically dazzling. “Nights in White Satin” is another bona fide classic. So fair play for all of that. At the Canyon, though, Hayward will be on his own. No Moodys backing him up. That’s fine with him, of course; Hayward has been putting out solo records since 1975, and 2013’s Spirits of the Western Sky was genuinely great. All told, this should be an interesting set.
As the frontman with Birmingham, England, rockers The Moody Blues, Justin Hayward has been the voice of some of the most incredibly beautiful and inventive musical moments the ’60s and ’70s had to offer. The song “Question” alone, from the 1970 album