Opening your first album, first track with the classic one beat drum thump straight into a fast guitar lick may be generic, but it’s a surefire announcement of arrival and intent, and done as well as this lets you immediately know what’s coming. Which is essentially a melange of every US band that has ever felt a little bit country, but really wanted to stay rock’n’roll. Cave Flowers realise that re-inventing the wheel is futile, but really make it revolve gloriously in an album that is simultaneously fresh and familiar, and so enjoyable. Continue reading “Cave Flowers “Cave Flowers” (Hard Bark Records, 2020)”
Here’s the wildly imaginative animated video for ‘Midnight Movie’, the latest single from tuneful country rockers, Cave Flowers. The band’s self-titled debut album, which was recorded by Chris Rondinella (Levon Helm’s ‘Midnight Ramble Sessions’) and mixed by Callum Barter (Courtney Barnett and Kurt Vile’s ‘Lotta Sea Lice’) has just been released. Enjoy the Californian vibe.