Four Day Hombre: Experiments In Living

This band s debut is released on a fan-funded record label, but it seems like the big boys missed a trick - these fans knew what they were doing. Opener The First Word Is The Hardest is a taste of what follows – breathy, plaintive lyrics and lilting melod

This band's debut is released on a fan-funded record label, but it seems like the big boys missed a trick - these fans knew what they were doing.

Opener The First Word Is The Hardest is a taste of what follows - breathy, plaintive lyrics and lilting melody that slowly build to a euphoric climax of tidal drums and soaring vocals.

This is a cracking debut; like shoe-gazer stars Elbow given a shot of epic, Mogwai-esque cinematics in the arm.

Sweeping, surging soundscapes are weaved into poppy riffs and melodies, leaving the likes of Coldplay and Delays for dead.


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Sublime and sometimes intense listening, get this now and rediscover the joy of indie. 4/5

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