RUNAWAY HOUNDS – SOPHIE – REVIEW

Rising out from the ever-evolving Wolverhampton alt-rock scene, indie-rockers Runaway Hounds have dropped their second single ‘Sophie’.

For their second single, ‘Sophie’ is certainly heading in the right direction. A 4-minute flood of echoic atmospheric guitar radiates through the track, smoothly running alongside the kicking drum patterns that perfectly fit in the balance. Nothing about this track is out of sync. If anything, the mixing and recording helps make everything about this track fall into place. Nothing is lost, nothing is too clamorous. Even the slight edges from the raw vocals infused within ‘Sophie’ help eventuate the track. Runaway Hounds’ influences are clear, taking styles from Catfish and the Bottlemen and Artic Monkeys showing they know the style and direction they want to head. Not a complete copy, not quite as experienced and ready, but certainly prepared to launch out of their local scene imminently.

Runaway Hounds are beginning to make waves within their local community, and soon perhaps elsewhere. Keep an eye out for the indie revellers, because there will be more to expect.

Rating: 8.5/10

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s