As a teaser for their phenomenal debut album, Drakelow released a video of a stripped back version of one of the more beautiful moments of ‘Beauty In Disorder’, ‘Gone Too Far’. With nothing but a piano and a guitar (hooked up, we notice, to an ElectroHarmonix Cathedral Reverb pedal to give it an extra field of texture and depth) and two strong voices that work in tandem, this rendition of the track really captures and accentuates the tender soul of […]
Charmingly sophisticated and well-formed Listen to: ‘Turning To Stone’; ‘Swallowing Diamonds’; ‘Monuments’; ‘Still Nothing’ Once known as Young Runaways, Drakelow have finally dropped their debut full length. And while the sound is definitely similar on a whole, ‘Beauty In Disorder’ shows exactly why the former monikor was dropped: the band have grown up and developed.
Expectancy is a very strange thing, and it causes some very unusual effects when you go into a track with some sense of what to expect. Take Drakelow for example. I always, since their days performing as Young Runaways, have expected big and great things from them and their tracks. Riskily, I went into listening to their new track ‘Sleeping In The Photograph’ with high expectations. And because of this, a very unusual thing has happened: I’ve been confusingly blown […]
Beautiful gentle guitars form the framework for an emotional vocal in Drakelow’s ‘Amber’, and the music video compliments the track perfectly with its understated artistry and natural landscape cuts. And to make it even better, it has floaty title text towards the beginning. Let your inner 21st-century teen eat its heart out, and watch the video below.
Midlands-based Drakelow are a band that we’ve hyped up before. Formerly known as The Young Runaways, the band are back now with a double A side charity single for Record Store Day. The two tracks are streaming over on the band’s Soundcloud. So here’s our verdict. The first of the two A sides is an original track, ‘String’. The track opens in a tense fashion, with just a quiet guitar and the occasional burst of a louder electric guitar to […]