"Seaman" starts out with some accordion that's way too
happy to be a sea chanty, and then moves to a clamoring of instruments.
Marching drums, bells, the bass of the sousaphone and a chorus of guys
and girls back and forth all burst forth next.
“To finally see them live was a treat I had been looking
forward to for months, and it was everything I had imagined. With 11
people in the band shakin' and groovin', the energy becomes palpable
naked city magazine
““Mount Righteous is a bunch of kids from Colleyville, TX (home of Fishboy
and The Rocket Summer!) who decided to leave Buon Giorno Coffee Shop
on Hall-Johnston Rd and start playing Danielson-style gypsy pop (or
whatever the hot term for gypsy pop is these days). Also they have a
that other paper
Grapevine's own Mount Righteous at the Granada Theater last night that
was the furthest thing from people's minds. From the moment the tenpiece
took the stage, its overwhelming joy was infectious.
“...after just one listen-through, each song will have wormed its way into your brain. By the second go-round, you're singing along with each track. And on the third listen, you've brought a friend along to sing with you, it's just so damn catchy.”
"With the band's 11 members on stage and performances filled with hand
claps and sing-along lyrics, every audience member feels part of their
“When the Music Starts is a gloriously uproarious collection of infectious sing-alongs that are heavy on the happy without being sappy.”
“Love 'em or hate 'em, no other North Texas bands are making music that feels anything like Grapevine's Mount Righteous...One of the year's most impressive freshman efforts and, most likely, the perkiest.”
Fort Worth Star Telegram