Release Date: Apr 20, 2004
Record label: Sanctuary / Rough Trade
Genre(s): Indie, Rock
Veils frontman Finn Andrews doesn't breath the same air as the rest of us. Relationship troubles become "knives sharp, put through the heart ... I like them there that way". He casually drips lines like "Polishing the dolphin, you've never seen a beast so bright". Eyebrow-raising in print, they ….
The Runaway Found is a weathered debut album. With less focus on making an eager first impression than most bands emerging from the post-grunge era, the Veils consume themselves with a rock canvas rooted in singer/songwriter Finn Andrews' folk upbringing. An unjaded view of romance and desire is cast, and the Veils' sincerity is far from hidden from the stormy design of the album's atmospheric backdrop.