Shout Out Louds – Nothing to shout home about

I’ve always had weak spot for bands from Scandinavia and Sweden in particular. In recent years band like The Hives and The (International) Noise Conspiracy have done a good job of keeping the Swedish reputation high. So when I came across the Shout Out Louds, I must admit that I had high hopes.

Howl Howl Gaff Gaff

Howl Howl Gaff Gaff didn’t quite meet my expectations. To me SOL are a bit like the swedish version of Arcade Fire, which, coming from me, is not a good thing. I guess most songs are lighter and less hysteric, but nevertheless. It’s pleasant to listen to, and Arcade Fire fans, who after all seem to be in the majority, should check them out. I’ll pass on to other stuff…