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Tuesday, 4 June 2019

The Lucky Setback - Buy Low Build Cheap

Ottawa's The Lucky Setback have only been together for a couple of years, but I'be listened to what they've been doing in that time and been more and more impressed. It's all culminated in this nine song debut that is a fine album.

This is great down and dirty Indie, but the highs are high and the hooks are plentiful. There are real glimpses of the likes of Payola$ here, yet the band seem equally comfortable in the great Pop of Cut Me To Quick. Bang Bang Electric is a sort of Funk Glam and All In My Head is a splendid meander of a song.

You do sense there's a liking of Grunge, but fortunately when they head there, they nail it, particularly on Full On. There's plenty here to admire and Buy Low Build Cheap is a splendid debut album. I look forward to seeing their career prosper.

You can buy the album here and find out more about the band here. You can listen to the album here.


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