Can Stand the Rain by The Talks
Reviewed by Jonathan Cain
In the history of Hull's scene, we have seen many different genres of bands all varying from post hardcore to indie rock. However in the case of The Talks, their varying sound is both unique and a delight to listen to, their fusion of Reggae, Punk and Indie has always been a joy to the ear of many. So therefore I am glad to announce another triumph for the Hull lads as they release their latest single, Can Stand the Rain.
The single features two tracks both of which are in the styling of old fashioned reggae, both songs, Can Stand the Rain and Why Did You Bring It Upuse an offbeat rhythm which sounds an utter delight.
The brass section in both songs (played by Jody Moore and Patrick Petouris) accompany the songs extremely well and the saxophone solo played in Can Stand the Rain is a triumph to any musician as both the rhythm and styling of the solo match the song perfectly.
The Talks say the reasoning behind the single Can Stand the Rain is basically talking how to put up with hard times. I'm sure however we can all think of a reason as to what may have brought this song on, therefore giving a good background to the song as it can relate to anyone.
The second track on the single Why Did You Bring It Up, however is simply about relationship issues, which I'm sure everybody can relate to at some point in their lives.
Needless to say, the new single by the Hull quartet is yet another success in the pocket of this bands career and is now available for download on iTunes. I recommend you download it, and if you like this single then you'll love The Talks album, Live Now, Pay Later also available for download.
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