Tuesday, 14 March 2017
Telephone Lovers - Telephone Lovers
Los Angeles's Telephone Lovers have been compared to the likes of New York Dolls and Rich Kids and although I can hear those comparisons, I'd go for something a little bit earlier. Their self titled debut album is more like the better end of Glam Rock.
Take You Home could be The Steve Gibbons Band whilst Gone For The Summer could be Dr Feelgood. But it's the likes of Downtown Girl and Saw You Standing There that keep returning my thoughts to The Glitter Band.
We Power Pop kids know how cool The Glitter Band are and the constant compilations and reissues tell you that many see them as a great lost band. Well now you have Telephone Lovers and don't need to keep wishing on the past.
Turn It Around sounds like a sped up Wizzard, Come Out Tonight could be Chinn and Chapman. This is a smashing little album. A chance to sing along whilst wearing your denim. The 35 minutes fly by, it's well worth your attention.
You can listen to and buy the album here.