If Beth Orton was the female comedown queen, Turin Brakes were the male equivalent. Successful for a period but then slated for their blandness. Overly harsh. This is fine in small doses.

Olly Knights and Gale Paridjanian. Joined on stage and in the studio by Rob Allum, Eddie Myer and L’il Phil Marten. They say that they sound like: We sound a bit like a cowboy from the old west in the streets of 21st century London who is being forced at gun point by his own shadow to confess his hopes and fears into an old tape recorder for uses unknown, with lots of guitars, beats and harmonies ricocheting off the concrete canyons all around….

Turin Brakes – Long Distance (The Bees Remix)  

Turin Brakes – Lost And Found (Home Recording)  

Turin Brakes – Long Distance (Radio Edit)  


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~ by acidted on December 27, 2009.

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