Ode to a Friend

Old Sea Brigade - Ode to a Friend
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Based on 23 ratings
January 4, 2019 / Release Date
LP / Format
Nettwerk / Label
Indie Folk / Genres
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Ode to a Friend is certainly pleasant though not particularly engaging. If you're looking for a few nice, spaced out indie rock/folk songs with a touch of southern emo then you'll possibly find some you enjoy on here. Vocals sound similar to Jeff Tweedy too for any fans of his, lyrics are far from his standards though but still some decent poetry on here. Things do start to feel rather directionless and stale towards the end of the record but still, I can see why Old Sea Brigade has gained some ... read more
I enjoyed nearly every song on this album. The last track left me wanting more; sometimes Cramer's singing drowns out some of the instrumentals but all in all, a very good debut album.
What a somber piece of music love making, with the 2nd track a standout for me...
Sinkhole - 75
Seen a Ghost - 75
Feel You - 70
Resistance - 65
Hope - 70
Stay Up - 65
Western Eyes - 65
Straight Through the Sun - 60
Want It Again - 65
Cigarette - 70
Ode to a Friend - 70
I listened to this directly after Dermot Kennedy's new album and it followed straight on and if I'm being honest I didn't notice a new album had started. It was pleasant but also quite dull. I think it was of exactly the same standard as other average folk albums like Kennedy.

Best Track - Sinkhole
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Track List

  1. Sinkhole
  2. Seen a Ghost
  3. Feel You
  4. Resistance
  5. Hope
  6. Stay Up
  7. Western Eyes
  8. Straight Through the Sun
  9. Want It Again
  10. Cigarette
  11. Ode to a Friend
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Added on: October 28, 2018