Famous Last Words by The True Loves
You may recognize the name of the band at #13, but have the distinct feeling that something’s different about them. That’s because The True Loves used to have vocals, produced by the fabulous Grace Love. Their eponymous debut album was featured at #14 in 2015. Since then, the band has been through a lot.
At the end of the summer 2106, Grace Love broke up with the band, citing a desire to sing something other than soul music. The now 8-piece band, an amazing mix of horns, drums, keys, guitars and bass decided to move on, voiceless but in no way diminished. Before you read on, hit play on the above video for a snippet from the recording of the title track on their fantastic album, Famous Last Words,
As you can tell, these guys are a tight-knit group. They read each others cues and create rhythms and sounds that keep you engaged and bouncing, even without any vocals to latch on to. I’m convinced this won’t be the last we hear from these guys. They’ll either get a new lead singer, or they won’t, but if they can keep up the songwriting, and then killing it on stage (as I hear they have been), their future is bright.
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