Monday, October 8, 2012
REVIEW: Generationals - Lucky Numbers EP
Generationals are a New Orleans band with indie rock sensibilities, a broad base of musical expression and a real genius for pop hooks. Their latest effort is the three-track Lucky Numbers EP, which they self-released last week. In addition to the title track, the songs are "Hazel House" and "Sale City".
The opening track is a vibrant, bright-hued nugget of dance pop that evokes the party spirit of the band's hometown.
The closing song, "Sale City", featuring a chugging dance beat and call-and-response vocals. If "Lucky Numbers is the early beginning of a New Orleans party day, "Sale City" is late at night with the party at full throttle --
The core members of Generationals are Grant Widmer and Ted Joyner. Other current members are Ben Jones and Eric Rogers.
Lucky Numbers EP is available at the usual digital outlets, such as Amazon and iTunes.