REVIEW: TEAL – HEARTH [EP]

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Reviewed by Emma Dean

 

Hailing from Sydney and making waves in the local circuit, alt-rockers Teal have taken their eclectic twist of influences to bring us their debut Hearth – an EP full of sweeping, epic and intelligent tracks.

Solitaires opens the EP, easing the listener into a mellow journey, progressing mid-way through the track to bring it home. Don’t Wake Up progresses the EP nicely, showing a bit more range, particularly from vocalist Joe Surgey.

Raptor is more upbeat, leading to a more chilled fourth track with Voss. Whilst final track Three Hours rounds up the EP with a bang.

A cross between Karnivool, classic Muse & Radiohead, and a back catalogue of support gigs that the biggest rocker would be jealous of (Dead Letter Circus & The Butterfly Effect just to name a couple), I think it’s safe to say that Teal are definitely on their way up. Watch this space.

3/5

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