Sunday February 23, 2020

Album reviews

30th September, 2018

Kodaline: Politics of Living (Sony)

It was all going so well for Kodaline’s new album until the eighth track, I Wouldn’t Be. The previous seven were, you could fairly say, characteristic: adequate examples of shamelessly melodic soft rock that take their cues from Coldplay, U2 and other enormodome bands that know the value of a familiar tune. Some songs are particularly good specimens – these include Follow Your Fire, Angel, Head Held High,...

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