13 Dec 2008, 11:05 by erzea2
10 Dec 2008, 03:49 by un_melomaneShould you have only been exposed to Noah and the Whale's single, 5 Years Time, through the Saturn Outlook commercial or a few cursory listens, it may be too catchy to be taken seriously. The Twickenham, London four piece (including Laura Marling at times) has been stirring up excitement for well over a year when they first formed in 2006. Early demos and small festivals led to Radio 1 mentions before bursting through with their major debut, Peaceful, The World Lays Me Down (Cherrytree Records, 2008).
Simple, wistful and playful folk rock full of pop tendencies with rare, well-placed orchestral flourishes carry Peaceful.... Accompanied by fiddles, piano, and horns, it takes a step closer towards Broken Social Scene familiarity without losing the folk-centric aspect of a singer and his acoustic that caused them to get noticed in the first place. These are smart folk songs, building in intensity at key moments as in Give A Little Love…
6 Dec 2008, 10:08 by erzea2
29 Nov 2008, 10:30 by erzea2