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Thursday Spotlight: Brighter Arrows

Posted by: Adam Pfleider (07/12/12)
Lush tones, harmonious vocals and a perfect blend of savant guitar noodling and well flushed-out songwriting. This is the best way I can describe Brighter Arrows' Division and What It is to Abide. With only a handful of releases under their belt, the band make an impressive first listen. I've talked about my fear of good music eventually being turned over into copy-cats like every musical cycle ends up becoming, but Brighter Arrows is one of those bands that stick out in blending their own ideas into something fresh, yet contemporary to what's going on around them. Hearing the opening "Departing" reminds me of Gatsby's American Dream meets Native meets The Snake the Cross the Crown. Do yourself a favor and go listen to the record here and rejoice over your new favorite band.
    
 
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10:45 AM on 07/12/12
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magnificent! purely fantastical!
10:53 AM on 07/12/12
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Really enjoying this.
11:04 AM on 07/12/12
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so glad for threads like this exposing smaller bands that are doing it so much better then the big names
11:48 AM on 07/12/12
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sounds good. makes me wanna throw some emo diaries on
11:55 AM on 07/12/12
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"pleasant surprise" doesn't even begin to describe it.
12:03 PM on 07/12/12
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been listening to this for about a week and love it! i would say the style is a combination of Pianos, TWIABP/My Heart to Joy, Appleseed Cast.
12:48 PM on 07/12/12
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my friends' record label put this out! so good!
01:03 PM on 07/12/12
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"Lush tones"
01:18 PM on 07/12/12
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want to love it because I get what they are trying to do...but i dont at all
04:09 PM on 07/12/12
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Glad these guys are getting the attention they deserve
06:20 PM on 07/12/12
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Yes! Also glad to see this getting some attention. I have also been listening to this release a lot over the last week.

There is something special about these guys.
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