Sounds Like: Soulsavers, Low, A.A. Bondy, Elbow, tindersticks (official)
Label: passenger2 records
Cinematic and eclectic – the sophomore LHS release “What Lies Around the Bend” breaks away from country noire to explore rock melodies and progressions.
The debut album “Hope in Shadows” initially offered listeners a soundtrack to film noire, paying homage to David Lynch and Johnny Cash. But the ...See Full Bio
“Sounding like a countrified, moodier conglomeration of REM, The National, and Daniel Lanois, this album is just brimming with atmosphere and foreboding. Twangy guitars meet cinematic strings and verbed-out drums on Loners’ Lullabye while the next track, Little Tin Box, could be an alternate-universe version of a Portishead song. And that’s a good thing. Acoustic guitars, female harmonies, subtle drum loops, and brooding grand piano tones mingle seamlessly with electric guitars, which are sonically equivalent to shooting stars – listen close for their brief brilliance.This is very cool stuff, perfect for an evening of driving in the rain, or setting the mood for a David Lynch film festival.”