When London band The Waltz knocked on my door last week, I opened it widely after I’ve heard the three songs they’re offering. Their indie-rock with heavy Britpop-influences is really something worth hearing. All of the three songs have great potential and caught my ear immediately. Be it the slow build-up of Man On The Run that remembered me of those early glorious Oasis-days, the uptempo, pure-pleasure of The Call, or the gripping rock-tale that is Walk The Line… each one has its own distinctive quality and will go straight into your head. The Waltz don’t re-invent the wheel, but they certainly take the old barrow on an entertaining ride around the block!
There’s not much information on the band itself (and a google search for “Waltz London” doesn’t get you any further either!), only some names (Jon Matthews, Ian Welham and Matt Welham (brothers?)), and some blog entries about the band’s recent gigs. According to one posting, the band only played their first concert back in September 2006.
Well, I do hope there will be more news about The Waltz in the future, as I think that these guys are very talented and should fit perfectly in the current music topography. Enough words now, listen to those three great songs below and visit the band on MySpace! Start the hype! 🙂
The Waltz – Man On The Run (MP3)
The Waltz – The Call (MP3)
The Waltz – Walk The Line (MP3)
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