Folks, a couple of weeks ago, we premiered Safe as Houses’ new video “Alive” here on Roots Music Canada, and holy smokes did you ever seem to like it!
In fact, you liked it so much that they’re letting us premiere their whole new album, Lucky Lucky, here before it comes out tomorrow.
This young band from the Kitchener/Waterloo area brings some gorgeous harmonies to its unique and beguiling modern folk-crossover sound.
Just listen to the members channel Simon and Garfunkel on “Coney Island” and “Just a Dream.” Beautiful!
The rest of the arrangements are cinematic and ethereal, carefully walking the line between jangly pop-rock electric guitar riffs and sweet violin licks and banjo parts.
In fact, if ever there was a record that could reach several generations of roots fans all at once, this might be it.
Interestingly, one could argue that generations is a theme of the album too. Here’s what the band has to say about it: