In that London for some pre Slim Cessna psychogeography with @thelrm
YouTube Video of the Day - The Latebirds
summer becomes fall. 3 months early this year.
Attempting to be profound is a losing strategy, H&L just want to have a good time and entertain their audience whilst doing so; and it’s a manageable aim, a target they hit. This is their first full length and there’s a riot of influences that are jostling for attention and being worked through, it’s a kaleidoscopic good time. No party is complete without obligatory 1980’s references and there are many here, often oblique, the opening bars of ‘Soul to Soul’ (another reference?) have a bass sound that dominated, not quite Gino Palladino but not far off, add in a saxophone and you’re halfway to your school reunion.