link), and were pleasantly surprise that a full LP -- I'll Be Yours -- is available so soon. Energetic stompers, roadhouse anthems, and slow-burning ballads showcase a band with deep understanding of their influences and formidable talent and commitment. The songwriting is as strong as the performances are sincere. And while the album impresses from the opening notes of the upbeat "Nevada", it still manages to be a 'grower', revealing depth with repeated listens. The Americans have landed.
The Americans are Patrick Ferris (vocals/guitar), Jake Faulkner (bass), and Zac Sokolow (guitar). I'll Be Yours is out now in vinyl, digital and CD formats via Loose Records.