Sweeping Promises

Hunger for a Way Out

£22.99
  • Sweeping Promises - Hunger for a Way Out
20th August 2021 / LP / Feel It Records
     

Sweeping Promises

Hunger for a Way Out

£22.99

Really digging the one mic sound here. So raw and genuine.

Straight from the depths of an unused Boston-area concrete laboratory comes the debut of Sweeping Promises. Written and recorded with a patented 'single mic technique' just before quarantine, 'Hunger for a Way Out', is a post-punk leaning gem of unpolished DIY sound. The title track kicks things off in absolutely classic fashion, full of spirited hooks that echo the early Rough Trade sound. Angular guitars and sharp synth notes float atop a raw rhythm section, while Lira Mondal's effervescent vocals truly define Sweeping Promises's sound.

There's something simple yet otherworldly about these tracks - you have the DIY prowess of Kleenex/LiLiPUT and Girls at Our Best!, a brooding new wave-y minimal synth sound woven in, and an undeniable pop-leaning appeal captured in vibrant monaural glory. It's hard to mistake these ten tracks of naturally urgent and driving post-punk for anything other than sheer brilliance. Sweeping Promises deliver in spades on 'Hunger for a Way Out'. 

Format /LP
Released /20th August 2021
Catalogue / FEELIT43LP
Barcode / 5060168042521
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