Sunday, April 30, 2017

Little Hurricane - Same Sun Same Moon [Mascot Records Promo]

After we've already announced the forthcoming arrival of the new Little Hurricane album "Same Sun Same Moon" in early March it's about time to have a detailed look on the third longplay piece served by the Californian couple who've been making waves since even before their first ever body of work arrived in 2011. Starting off with the title track "Same Sun Same Moon" the duo delivers a kinda funky little number somehow evoking memories of Beck and an era in which College Rock used to be good, "Bad Business" stays on a similar track with a more bluesy, down-to-earth attitude and makes us think about drinking beer in a lonely desert valley, "OTL" is as good and captivating as a love song ever can get and "Isn't It Great" obviously takes Reggae- / Ska-influenced offbeat guitars and occasional FrenchHouse filters and amalgamates these elements with bits and bops of classic, positive Rock to provide a perfect tune for good days and roadtrips taking  you down the highway for hours on end. More melancholia strikes in "Take It Slow", the first tune on this album featuring the vocals of both Celest 'CC' Spina and Anthony 'Tone' Catalano, "Lake Tahoe Eyes" is another excellent Blues-infused effort with Tarantino'esque qualities, the "March Of The Living" is,well..., lively as fuck and caters a thrilling instrumental take on Rock'n'Roll for spy flics and movie scores whilst "Mt. Senorita" makes your head nod and your ass bump to its killer groove and "For Life" aims to please a more Pop driven audience looking for more of a romantic ballad and therefore doesn't meet our tastes for a reason. Going further into the last tunes on "Same Sun Same Moon" we see "You Remind Me" bringing back a laid-back, Reggae-infused vibe for daytime radio, "Slingshot" picks up on the quality College Rock-train again and the closing tune "Moon's Gone Cold" even touches ground on folksy, maybe even Country-informed territories for those who like their sound a little more contemplating and chary. Defo a nice one this.  

Album artwork on Instagram!


Post a Comment

<< Home