EP Review: Speak, Brother – “Light Runs After Us”

music waffle.

Speak Brother

Rugby-based band Speak, Brother have been compared to Athlete, Ben Howard and The Swell Season. Their debut EP earned them airplay across the UK and a rapturous reception from industry and fans alike. The band played an extensive 2015 calendar of over 100 gigs at venues and festivals all across the UK, including Wychwood and Greenbelt, and they were invited as featured guests at the final of the national Open Mic UK competition.

The band have more than a hint of Mumford about them, but still demonstrate variety on this EP. Opening track Slow To Now uses acoustic guitar, piano and a military drumbeat along with layered folk harmonies to build a likeable tune with warmth and a feel good factor. The single ‘Lions Roar’ was commissioned as Rugby town’s official song for the Rubgy World Cup , and endorsed by notable figures such as Wasps RUFC and The Matt Hampson…

View original post 110 more words

Advertisements

Talk About Pop Music With Me...

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s