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 The Black Waterside - The Black Waterside EP (2014) Review

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The Black Waterside - The Black Waterside EP (2014)
Self-Released -- Running Time: 15:02

         
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8.5/10



When Steve Saunders (all round top bloke and fab bass player) got in touch with me and asked if I would be interested in listening to and reviewing an EP from a band he manages, but that it was a bit different from my usual diet of Metal then I happily jumped at the chance. I will listen to anything and if you've read any of the reviews that I write elsewhere then you'll know I often review other rock genres!

The Black Waterside from Kent, UK are the band in question and it is their self-titled debut EP that is being reviewed here. They might be a bit different from the stuff I usually review for Brutiful but damn, they are flipping good! This fifteen minute, four track EP is a cracking mix of Psychobilly, Rock 'n' Roll, Americana, Punk, Blues and Southern Rock that's going to have you tapping your foot faster than my rather antiquated bass drum pedals!

A radio broadcast introduces the band and first track 'Four Minute Warning' and I my first thought was 'I have got to see this band live'! It's a Rockabilly gem of a song. Fans of The Clash, Tom Waits and The Stray Cats are going to love this band! Next up is 'Whorehouse Down On The Southeast' and this is my absolute favourite song here. Heavy slide blues guitar riffs and solos courtesy of Holly Kinnear and Dan Lucas, the powerful and gravelly tones of vocalist Adam Bray and the excellent swing induced rhythm section of bassist Joe Whalen and drummer Jim Davies! Think Seasick Steve on steroids. It's an instant hit. A cover of 'Brand New Cadillac' is the third song and it's a grand effort considering it's been done many times by others! EP closer 'Wrong Side Of The Track' is the slowest song here but no less powerful. A blues burner with a spoken word mid section that reminded me of David Lee Roth's 'Sensible Shoes' from his underrated album 'A Little Ain't Enough'!

All in The Black Waterside have come up with a fabulous debut. They all know how to play, production and mix is spot on and they obviously have great fun. It's not necessarily original but the hooks are huge and that's what matters. My only complaint is that it's too short. I'm going to be checking the gig listings regularly for this lot!



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Review written exclusively for Brutiful Entertainment by Rick Tilley:
www.facebook.com/richard.tilley.351

















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