Tag: Cold War Kids
“There’s a weird struggle, a weird conflict: how can we do something that’s really pure for us at this moment in time when we really want to break through and have a bigger audience?” This, according to lead singer Nathan Willett, is the question Californian band Cold War Kids asked themselves when making their recently-released fourth album, Dear Miss Lonelyhearts.
Cold War Kids release album number four at an interesting point in the life-cycle of the band. Dear Miss Lonelyhearts is a transition record; the band can’t quite decide what it is now, and the album suffers as a result.
Cold War Kids Mine Is Yours Outta Sight Records/ Co-op/ Shock **1/2 Sometimes it’s funny how things change – but sometimes, there’s very little to laugh about. With Mine Is Yours, Cold War Kids have undergone a change that sees the introduction of very sleek and familiar production values, with mixed results. While Mine Is [...]
Cold War Kids The Kids Are All Right By Caitlin Welsh Many an indie band have struggled with the notoriously troublesome second album – particularly those whose debuts rode an ever-cresting wave of superlatives, hype and praise. A rarer phenomenon is a band who will admit freely not only that the second album is particularly [...]