From their latest album Good Luck & Good Night this is a nice thing that mines Irish and Americana influences to excellent effect.
Although it was a Saturday and therefore de facto Bonfire Night a good-sized crowd piled into the basement of the Cookie and were rewarded with an outstanding evening. Despite their name openers All Our Exes Live In Texas are from Sydney, Australia and are a delightful blend of folk and Americana. The female four piece deliver gorgeous harmonies and some great songs while not taking themselves too seriously, happy to laugh at the odd on-stage fluffing of chords or telling of pointless stories. They clearly enjoy themselves and the crowd respond to them. Hopefully this won’t be their last visit to either Leicester or the UK. Continue reading “CC Smugglers + All Our Exes Live In Texas, The Cookie, Leicester, 4 November 2017”
From their new album Halfway Towards A Healing, out on January 26th, comes this lovely reflective song from Ireland’s Lost Brothers.
We put up the audio for this, the wonderful title track from the new album (out now) from the equally wonderful Blitzen Trapper, and now there’s a great (if a little disturbing) video to go with it.
This week’s retro slot is taken by one of the UK’s greats, Peter Bruntnell, with a suitably surreal video for this wonderful track from his 1995 debut album Cannibal.
A fine rocky and anthemic taster from the debut album from the HighTown Pirates, Dry And High, out on 10 November,
From their new album I Like Fun, out on January 19th, comes this excellent slice of rocky power-pop laced with their trademark humour.