Flickering in the memory of a previous life, a similar but different band (Graham Travis) poured their hearts into the sounds of Seattle, charged by the excitement of hope and life to come.
Now a few years have passed, and with the joys and complexities of an arrived life the music has evolved. marked with the revelation that while perspectives change, heartbeats remain.
Slow Rivals is what happens when you cut your teeth, write, and play care-free through your twenties, fall in love and make all the responsible choices in your thirties, and find your footing and first love in your forties.
The music is as sincere and varied as it ever was, lofty and reaching harmony driven pop-rock at times, and anchored, earthy story-telling at others.
Sometimes it rings of Band of Horses, Phoenix or Wilco, and other times it’s nostalgic like Neil Young and Springsteen. At the center of it all is melody, structure and story.