Label: Little Windmill
In 2003, Stourbridge native Zachary Hart formed a band aged just twelve; 2013 will therefore see the tenth anniversary of his band’s formation and although the intervening years have seen many personnel changes, today’s fixed line-up shares the same...
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“Designed To Be shows off the kind of youthful exuberance you would expect from a band with an average age of 22, but it would be a disservice to the band to suggest this is all the record has to offer. There’s a level of maturity here in the song writing that shows the band left the honeymoon period a long time ago. The eponymous opening track lures you in gently, ensuring it has your attention before things kick off with uplifting, delicate guitars providing a backdrop to the emphatic vocals of Zachary Hart. It’s a promising opening track that lays down the marker for what’s to come, but the beauty of this record is its ability to bloom as it progresses. ‘Reckless’ shows a grittier side of the band, a track that takes you in all kinds of directions, held together by a great chorus, while ‘Are You Finished?’ has all the hallmarks of a typical modern British rock song (think Mallory Knox but with a bit more aplomb). Zachary’s vocals are a fantastic focal point for the b”