Release Date: Nov 4, 2016
Record label: Fiction
Genre(s): Pop/Rock, Alternative/Indie Rock
There’s something gratifying about following a band from their inception, through EPs and the hype that follows, to a debut LP. And with Palace, it’s nice to see that the oft-altering trajectory has done nothing but strengthen them. So Long Forever is very much a testament to that. Effortlessly bulldozing their way on to ‘the scene’ in 2014 with debut EP Lost in the Night, it was obvious then – with their trademark laidback sound (some liking their music to “sonic Valium”) – that something a little special was a-brewing.
Despite the woeful spirit that surrounds most of our staff at the moment, which goes without saying, the past month was actually one of the most enjoyable in terms of music releases for Carl and I. But both of us were not going to back out of our duty to report on some albums that are really worth ….