Wednesday, August 5, 2009

New Sounds: Woodward’s a hit

You’d never guess, after listening to their current synth-rock single “Switch Hit Resistor,” that the band Woodward are from Detroit, not from across the Atlantic. While there is a similarity to The Killers’ over-the-top-ness, I get more of a Maximo Park / Datarock vibe from the foursome, with its slick new-wave touches and the lead singer’s reaching vocals. I’d suggest they get this song under Zane Lowe’s nose… it’s got BBC written all over it.

Woodward: Switch Hit Resistor
from the Switch Hit Resistor EP
MP3Woodward - Switch Hit Resistor - EP - Switch Hit ResistorMYSPACEOFFICIAL SITE

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