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Essentially, nothing to dislike and something worthy of repeat listens.

The London Souls is a two-piece band from New York City comprising of Tash Neal on guitars/vocals and Chris St. Hilaire on drums/vocals. The music is very retro and harks back to the days of Cream, early Led Zeppelin and even a touch of The Beatles. With a Low-Fi production purposely employed, the band has created an album that could have been produced in any decade post the British Invasion.

The album covers a number of bases under the spectrum of 1960's/1970's music and starts with a Pop track 'When I'm With You', followed by the heavily Beatles-esque 'Steady'. There is a fair size wall of sound on this track from this drum heavy duo but things calm down a bit with the Poppy 'Alone'.

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The vocals are strong and stand out on the commercial 'All Tied Down' and in general work best on the Rockier songs. Special mention is warranted for their Blues excursion on 'Honey' with some dynamic guitar soloing and the Funky 'Bobby James' which shows The London Souls have a wide and varied repertoire.

I used the word "retro" at the beginning and that remains the best description of the album – essentially, nothing to dislike and something worthy of repeat listens.

Rob McKenzie

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