Top 20 Singles | Top 10 Albums | Album Reviews | AA Interviews | Best of 2011
 

 

Review Archives



ADVERTISEMENT

The Start
Headway
Purchase Online
Reviewed: 3/22/2008 by Mike


Recently Reviewed:


Golden EP
Parade of Lights


Heartache Machine
Matt Hires


The Take Off and Landing of Everything
Elbow

Nottingham (UK) quintet Headway should be immediately added to your list of breakthrough bands during 2008/2009. There’s enough hooky indie know how on this short release to suggest that the record labels should be forming an orderly queue. Falsely compared to Coldplay-the sound is far more American and far more upbeat-the band disguise their tender years with flawless musicianship and depth of song writing. The gorgeous lilting hook of ‘Safety’ or the harmony laden ‘Always the Same’ hint at Stateside bands like The Spill Canvas and whilst it’ll be a long hard slog to reach the upper echelons of the major label bands, clearly Headway have appealing traits that should serve them well on both sides of the Atlantic. Watch this space. download at 7digital.com

Upcoming Releases
Strange Talk (April 29)
Damon Albarn (April 29)
Max Collins (May 6)
Coldplay (May 19)
Saints of Valory (May 20)
Mayday Parade (May 27)
Jack White (June 10)
Nico Vega (June 10)
Theory of a Deadman (July 7)

In Stores Now
Neon Trees (April 22)
Augustana (April 22)
Matt Hires (April 8)
Trophy Scars (April 8)
The Used (April 1)
Sevendust (April 1)
Kaiser Chiefs (April 1)
Manchester Orchestra (April 1)
Dan Croll (April 1)
Cloud Nothings (April 1)
Chevelle (April 1)
Band of Skulls (April 1)

Site Map | Facebook | Twitter | Last.fm | Donate | Privacy Statement | Advertise | Contact Us
©2014 Alternative Addiction LLC