Entertainment Magazine

Gone by Daylight - Big Riff

Posted on the 27 February 2013 by Ripplemusic
Gone by Daylight - Big Riff
This is one of my toughest reviews to date.  When I first listened to this band, Gone by Daylight, I was immediately in love with the vocals and classic rock sound mixed with some common pop accessibility.  I’m not usually into “track by track” reviews, but this album seems to warrant it.

The whole album was a good listen. It was an intoxicating mix of catchy hooks and fun lyrics.  This EP begins with an absolutely great song.  The title track “Big Riff”.  It’s an excellent choice and has tons of energy and a big (yet not complicated) riff that I could see people really jamming too.  It has an excellent chorus and bridge that just sticks in my mind. 

The EP gets noticeably less fun after that.  “By Your Side” is a good song.  It doesn’t have that “big” appeal.  It’s pretty straight forward. 

It picks back up with a great tune in “Here’s Goodbye”.  This track shows off some awesome singing and very melodic guitar playing.  The vocal chords in the chorus give way to a stutter guitar solo that mimics the vocal line.  It’s a great, funky tune that keeps me singing along. 

“Like a Rock” is another catchy song with some beautiful vocals.  However, it is a very standard pop-rock track. 

The EP ends on a really good tune.  “The Way It Feels” has shades of 90’s rock, 80’s classic and current music charm.  It’s a great tune. 

Honestly, this isn’t the type of music I’d review.  However, I continued to find myself coming back to listen to it more.  I listened to them over and over and found myself drawn to them.   I wish they’d embrace a bit more edge to their music and come out with a full length release with sharper teeth.  However, that being said, this is another album that will stay on my mind for a long time, and I’m glad I got the chance to listen to them. 

The Professor is happy to place them on the A-B Honor Roll.

You Might Also Like :

Back to Featured Articles on Logo Paperblog

These articles might interest you :

  • HCTF Premiere - Slum Summer: Bobby

    HCTF Premiere Slum Summer: Bobby

    Anglo-American indie band Slum Summer pair an American lo-fi garage rock vibe to an English sense for melody on their single Bobby, a taste from their... Read more

    8 hours, 24 minutes ago by   Hctf
  • Tony Montana’s White Suit in Scarface

    Tony Montana’s White Suit Scarface

    Al Pacino as Tony Montana in Scarface (1983)VitalsAl Pacino as Tony Montana, impulsive and hotheaded cocaine dealerMiami, Summer 1981Film: Scarface Release Date... Read more

    8 hours, 29 minutes ago by   Nguzan
  • China Has Strict New Rules for Climbing Everest

    China Strict Rules Climbing Everest

    With the winter fall climbing season in the Himalaya now behind us and the spring climbing season still a bit far off, you would think there wouldn't be much... Read more

    8 hours, 29 minutes ago by   Kungfujedi
  • Managing the Micromanager

    Embed from Getty ImagesMicromanagers want to control every aspect of their employees’ work, down to the smallest detail. They insist on being consulted about... Read more

    8 hours, 41 minutes ago by   Candacemoody
  • 8 Ways To Prepare Yourself For Business Crises Ahead

    Ways Prepare Yourself Business Crises Ahead

    Most entrepreneurs see their new venture as a fun adventure, until the pressures of a cash flow crisis, or a manufacturing quality problem, or a major customer... Read more

    8 hours, 59 minutes ago by   Martin Zwilling
  • Christmas Style: Neutrals + Last Minute Gift Ideas

    Christmas Style: Neutrals Last Minute Gift Ideas

    This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Meijer. All opinions and thoughts are my own.  Is anyone else having super weird weather where they... Read more

    9 hours, 10 minutes ago by   Thesamanthashow
  • The Cup Chronicles Cafe

    Chronicles Cafe

    Cup Chronicles Café is a cozy café located on 12th Main, Indiranagar, Bangalore. The place opened only few weeks back and has managed to attract crowd to try it... Read more

    9 hours, 12 minutes ago by   Rohit Dassani