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The Novel Ideas

The Novel Ideas

Folk / Country / Country Folk Brighton, MA  US


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Sounds Like: Bon Iver, The Avett Brothers, The Lumineers, Of Monsters and Men, The Head and the Heart

Bio: The Novel Ideas are a country folk quintet of friends from the great state of Massachusetts. Featuring the voices of three different songwriters, The Novel Ideas create a blend of pastoral, harmony driven, and plaintive Americana. They spent the past year playing shows in support of their debut a...See Full Bio

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“I’ll make an educated guess that not too many of you have heard of these guys. The Novel Ideas, usually described as a folk rock outfit, hail from the Boston area, and they just released their simply wonderful third album, Home. While some of the higher tempo material of previous work is absent, Home certainly doesn’t lack for emotional tenor. There’s a bizarre and comforting familiarity to their music. In fact, I hadn’t listened to these folks for a while, but my first listen through this album felt like being reunited with an old friend. It takes a very special touch to convey something like that through song. Their music draws on love, distance, heartbreak, reverie, nostalgia...”

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