Touch The Ground
Producer: Marc Swersky
Label: Riverine Music
This past spring saw the release of indie-pop rock outfit The Chordaes' debut studio album, Touch The Ground. The album has an overall soothing tone throughout it; it's not a high-energy rock record by any means. But it's a nice listen and a refreshing take on the pop-indie genre we've become so accustomed to as music fans.
The album was recorded with producer Marc Swersky, whose worked with such veterans of the classic rock world as Joe Cocker and Roger Daltry. The content of the album itself deals with the realization that growing up and "maturing" is both a liberating and exhausting feat in life. Some of the tracks don't always mesh well together tone-wise, but I think that this is a perfect representation of what growing up is like: not all of the pieces are going to fit together and always make sense right off the bat, but when you step back and look at the completed picture (in this case, life) you see a comprehensive work of art.
Touch The Ground draws from many different influences of the classic rock and classic pop spectrums; it's very clear throughout the whole of the album. It works most of the time, making it an enjoyable listen.
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