I’d put Hosannas in the highest bracket imaginable because they dare to do something different. Something that doesn’t sound like the band practising next door, something that takes unexpected tangents, something completely experimental yet unexpectedly symmetrical. ‘When We Were Young’ practices bright new constructs while all the while offering a taste of the Cure/Walkmen. It’s taken from the Portland bands’ upcoming album ‘Together’ and that prospect is making me feel quite giddy. This first taster ain’t something to apply your Saturday night makeup to, instead it should have you rinsing the week from your hair come 9pm on a booze soaked Friday evening down the local dirt and grime indie emporium. Thank the heavens for Hosannas. KD
Hosannas – When We Were Young
These guys play in Boise a lot. They’re label mates with current next big thing in Boise (and our good friends): Finn Riggins. Also the guy in the back of this photo has actually left the band and now plays in his own band The Ocean Floor, which I really like.
Crikey I thought there were only 3 in the band, that guy slinks so seamlessly in with the wallpaper.