Damn Tall Buildings (from the album Don’t Look Down available as a self-release)
What-if’s are the subject matter when Damn Tall Buildings feel the burn of indecision still stinging as they bury the past in the barn-burning beat of “Angeline’s Blue Dream” on their recent release, Don’t Look Down. The Brooklyn, NY-based four-piece make a mighty torrent of the rhythm that courses underneath “Late July” as they make a promise to the night in “Morning Light”. The stories range and ramble as Damn Tall Buildings make the unifying feature on Don’t Look Downthe playing. The natural groove made by a string band seriously happy with the music they are making speaks louder than words on the album, though Damn Tall Buildings compete with the beat in the shouts of “Can’t You Hear Me Calling” and in the lyrical spit of life lessons in “Loving or Leaving”.
A slow sway puts a comforting arm around the hopes that settle in “Alison” while a meandering pace makes it way through the dreamscape melodies of “Location” and a salvational strut marches down “River of Sin”. The four members of Damn Tall Buildings met while attending Berklee School of Music, busking on the streets of Boston before finding themselves forming a band for studio and stage in Brooklyn while keeping the informal street guerilla feel to the playing. It sounds like preaching though the words read like a diary page when Damn Tall Buildings make personal observations a link to unite the citizens of the world in “Words to the Song”. High-stepping rhythms shuffle to the confessions of “Had Too Much” while handclaps and footstomps welcome “Evan” and Damn Tall Buildings count their blessings on a downhill beat with “Green Grass and Wine”.
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