Friday, April 14, 2017

Taking the Sword From The Lady in the Lake

I've always viewed great British bands in an Arthurian fashion. Like the knights who accepted the sword from the Lady in the Lake, each new group seizes the mythical energy that emanates from the Holy Land of music and makes it their own.

The latest lads to take up the adventure are Hampshire's own, Blaenavon. Their online bio states that they are merely "three lads with a story to tell."


Their first offering to the world is called "That's Your Lot" and it's magnificent. I hear all the great British bands that have gone before them plus their own unique sound. I also can make out hints of Viola Beach which makes my heart all warm and fuzzy. Here's their first single...

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