It’s been about 5 years since the last release from Philly’s Hoots & Hellmouth released new music. They were singing about a wrecking ball a full year before that other popular song about wrecking balls came out, but it’s been quiet on all fronts since then. Which makes In The Trees a hotly anticipated record for fans of the band like myself. Yesterday they put … Continue reading Hoots & Hellmouth-Diction (Video)
About a month or so ago I posted the single for the new Hoots & Hellmouth album called “Why Would You Not Want To Go There.” I don’t usually write about singles because I usually don’t feel like they give a good enough idea of what you’re in for with the rest of the album. Often a record company will hear a song that might get radio play and sell some one-song downloads on iTunes, so they put it out even if it isn’t at all representative of the band. That wasn’t the case with this one, though. After about thirty seconds I knew exactly what kind of band this was and what they were going for. A couple weeks later my thoughts were confirmed when I reviewed Salt in full.
Now the band has released a video for the song, and I’d like to share it with you
As you may know, I don’t post a lot about singles. I find that they don’t give you enough info on the band to make an informed opinion. And also, I generally disagree with the songs that bands choose to be their singles, because they are usually the songs with mass appeal and I like the deep cuts. But every now and then I hear … Continue reading Hoots and Hellmouth-Why Would You Not Want To Go There?