Thursday, 3 January 2013
Blood Red Shoes - The Water EP (Cd Review)
Laura-Mary Carter (Guitars/Vocals)
Steven Ansell (Drums/Vocals)
Titled ‘Water’ and released January 21st through V2 on 10” vinyl and download, the three new tracks were recorded in Dallas TX this October by John Congleton (The Roots/The Walkmen/Explosions In The Sky).
“One of the first times Laura and I actually met was at a show that John Congleton's band The Paper Chase were playing in London 8 years ago,” explains Steven Ansell. “We've known John since then and always been in touch about doing some recording sometime....so we finally made it happen at the end of our recent US tour. We did it super fast down at his studio in Dallas Texas, straight after our last show of the US tour. The songs themselves are some of the most out-and-out rock riffs we've ever written, inspired a lot by driving around the USA and pure badass rock n roll immediacy - they're much looser, faster, and less considered than ‘In Time To Voices’ and we wanted to capture that feeling and not make it too perfect.
Pure New York rock (err but from Brighton), its simplistic, rhythmic and very catchy, basically its the White Stripes (in reverse) with a hint of T-Rex!
For fans Of: White Stripes, Strokes, The Gossip