Americana style exudes from Hiss Golden Messenger’s ninth album. At times they sound like Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros (“Jaw”), but also like Billy Idol (“I Am The Song”). Those sounds could not be more different, so it is impressive to see the versatility. The harmonicas, brass instruments, and horns add great depth to the album, and help portray its message of positivity and light.
Release date: September 22, 2017
Similar artist(s): Dawes, Bon Iver, Fleet Foxes
Top tracks: Jaw, I Am the Song