Wednesday, September 30, 2009

Spring forward

Right, let's start getting back to normal. Their Hearts Were Full Of Spring have been put in the box labelled with the dreaded T-word but the septet's influences spread much wider, taking in Beach Boys summery wide-eyed loveliness, early Smiths post-jangle, Sparklehorse old weird Americana and indiepop's classic innocence and lost thereof. A wobbly hearted thing, debut album How I Wasted My Youth, out nowish on Marketstall Records, actively recalls all sorts of things - these tracks respectively instinctively remind us of J Xaverre and Fanfarlo but have a lively, likeable touch of their own.

Their Hearts Were Full Of Spring - Take Your Own Good Advice
Their Hearts Were Full Of Spring - A Question Of Trust

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