• Feature,  Leeds,  Music,  Review

    Dear Friends – Tales from the Den

    A friend of mine recently got in touch to say that his band was releasing a new album. I’d never heard the Dear Friends’ music before, but I said I’d take a listen. There’s always a bit of pressure to like music when you know the people involved, but luckily for me, it really wasn’t hard to like this album. The music is acoustic, and folksy, which is my kind of style. There are emotional songs, which build and build, and that have lovely harmonies. Also, there’s some beautiful piano tinkling it’s way through the tracks, which always makes me happy. Oh, and in The Whistler, there’s a HORN SECTION. The joy! Every band should have…