Falling and laughing
Their sound still bears the imprint of 80s pop – they even conjure up the ghosts of the much maligned bands of the shortlived C86 ‘ movement’ – but with a sparkle that makes it all sound fresh and appealing.
The band who hail originallly from Scotland are fans of countrymen Orange Juice and Aztec Camera who were masters at making glorious pop that engaged the brain while satisfying the soul. Veronica Falls are not quite at that level yet but the potential is clear for all to see.
Other album highlights are the shimmering pop gems Buried Alive and Everybody’s Changing, while My Heart Beats and Broken Toy show they have a change of pace, which will stand them in good stead in what is set to be a long and successful career.