We Were Promised Jetpacks - Quiet Little Voices
One of the scenester's tracks of choice last year, it kicks off determinedly, all runaway train chords and repetitive key changes.Read more on We Were Promised Jetpacks Listen to We Were Promised Jetpacks on Spotify
One of the scenesters' tracks of choice last year, A-side 'Quiet Little Voices' kicks off determinedly, all runaway train chords and repetitive key changes. Even the oft-abused 'Oh-oh' backing vocals within the big-room chorus riffs don't hinder the song's ability to provide an enjoyable trip down a well-trodden, potentially disastrous path.
'Let's Call This A Map' replaces the driving for the stepping, and whilst perhaps more interesting in a chin-stroking conversation, it comes poor second in comparison to the well-chosen single. Not to say that the track is particularly weak, lurching into arching rhythms that display a tightness that many would envy. The real treat though comes as it tumbles into a pacey, 'out of character' mid-section, ticking the box marked 'dancefloor potential', before a filtered thirty or so seconds mark an ending that may be the cleverest parody of the 80s fade out.