Faris sounds like a sexy boyfriend who’s going to break your heart. “When you wake up you will find me”, he croons, as though he’s still lying in your dirty and disheveled sheets. Somehow you don’t believe him...
City and Colour
On final track Hope For Now you are treated to Green singing over a gentle piano riff, sounding like Stevie Wonder on downers until the screaming guitar and heavy metal cello take the song off on a journey down Led Zeppelin lane...
In Dread Response
Embers in the Spiritless Void
A quick glance at the song titles reveals the obsessions of this band – Apophis is the name of an asteroid that was predicted to strike the Earth in 2029, Kerith Ravine references the canyon that God told Elijah to rest in to find peace, and La Fin Absolute Du Monde translates to ‘the absolute end of the world’. In fact this track is one of the absolute highlights of the album – an evocative instrumental, it’s reminiscent of Eric Clapton’s score for the Edge of Darkness miniseries...