Review: Broods – ‘Free’

0
60%
60
Fierce

Retains the moodiness of their debut album, but amps it up to 11.

  • 6

Opening with singer Georgia Nott’s vocals – noticeably fiercer than on the previous album – and the lyric “I’d lose everything / So I can sing / Hallelujah I’m free / I’m free, I’m free / I’m free, I’m free”, the music kicks just as hard, with a clap like the cracking of a whip to kick it off. From this start it’s evident that the duo¬†are moving away from the slightly ethereal, softer sound that permeated their debut, but retaining the moodiness. Comparisons to Scottish-electro trio CHVRCHES’ sophomore work may be forthcoming. The same defiant attitude that’s to be found on ‘Free’ was present on ‘Leave A Trace’, and Lauren Mayberry’s vocals had also strengthened. These comparisons are no bad thing, and the track distinguishes itself through the intoxicating, body-moving production of brother Caleb.

‘Free’ is out now via Polydor Records.

Share.

About Author

avatar

Fourth year Spanish & History student. You know what I like,because I've written about it. #MagicMikeXXLForever

Leave A Reply