Monday, 25 October 2010

Listen Up! No. 65: The Walkmen - Blue As Your Blood

The New York quintet prove two things with new record Lisbon - firstly, there is life after 'The Rat', it's just taken them six years to come to terms with it. Secondly, 'singer' Hamilton Leithauser can, er, 'sing', which adds an agreeably tender slant to the band's lived-in approach to melody. Things are looking up then.

Here's one of the best cuts from Lisbon, 'Blue as Your Blood':


bon jehovi said...

still not as good as 'the rat'

The Popscener said...

true, but we can't live in 2004. if only!

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