Ardentjohn

Ardentjohn

Ardentjohn Quick Links

Music RSS

Ardentjohn, On The Wire Album Review


Review of Ardentjohn's album On The Wire released through Fandango/Slow Train Records.

Scotland's loch loving, alpine air appreciating one time Italian Club Bianconiglio residents, Ardentjohn, have eventually followed up 2007's EP 'When The Time Comes' with their new album 'On The Wire'. Emanating originally from the 'Jewel In The Clyde' that is the Isle Of Bute, and picking up members along the A85 at Crieff, as well as further afield in New York and Alberta, Ardentjohn are either a lover of the extremely soft launch, or like the slow burn, as opposed to the fireworks and fanfare approach.

Ardentjohn have been rather spectacularly, and somewhat flatteringly, compared in parts of the more sycophantic Scottish media to Snow Patrol and Coldplay with their 'epic' musical compositions. More recently the similarities have been made to last years favourite new band of many 'Mumford & Sons'. Either way I think the comparisons a little far of the mark and wholly inaccurate. Ardentjohn share more in common with their Scottish counterparts and musical forebears, Travis, as well as a nod state side with whispers of 70's stadium fillers The Eagles. No bad pedigree, but more Steve Wright than Steve Lamacq.

Continue reading: Ardentjohn, On The Wire Album Review

Ardentjohn

Ardentjohn Quick Links

Music RSS
Advertisement

Contactmusic 2017 Exclusive


Suggested

Tom Hardy Will Return To 'Peaky Blinders' As Alfie Solomons

Tom Hardy Will Return To 'Peaky Blinders' As Alfie Solomons

The long-awaited fourth season of 'Peaky Blinders' debuts later this year, with Tom Hardy now confirmed to reprise his role as Alfie Solomons.

Jake Gyllenhaal And Ryan Reynolds Have Formed A Bromance

Jake Gyllenhaal And Ryan Reynolds Have Formed A Bromance

For the sci-fi horror thriller Life, Jake Gyllenhaal and Ryan Reynolds team up to play astronauts trying to contain an aggressive alien creature.

Advertisement
Ryan Reynolds And Zazie Beetz Must Have

Ryan Reynolds And Zazie Beetz Must Have "Spectacular Chemistry" In 'Deadpool 2'

Deadpool creator Rob Liefeld says that the chemistry between Ryan Reynolds and Zazie Beetz in upcoming Marvel movie 'Deadpool 2' needs to be...

Jessica Brown Findlay Opens Up About Eating Disorder

Jessica Brown Findlay Opens Up About Eating Disorder

The British actress opened up about the disorder she's been battling since she was a teenager.

Advertisement
Artists
Actors
    Filmmakers
      Artists
      Bands
        Musicians
          Artists
          Celebrities
             
              Artists
              Interviews
                musicians & bands in the news
                  actors & filmmakers in the news
                    celebrities in the news

                      Go Back in Time using our News archive to see what happened on a particular day in the past.