If you’re looking for a nice, stress free, history lesson combined with a very nice, mellow, yet upbeat pop album then the The Dimes’ second release, The King Can Drink The Harbour Dry, is worth a listen or four. It’s being release on 12/01/09.
“History lesson”?! Yes, the lyrics from each song are based on early American history and Boston. Such as “Ballad of Winslow Homer”, based on the accomplished artist. Every verse is based on the title of one of Winslow Homer’s paintings.
Continuing to work with Engineer, Jeff Stuart Saltzman (Death Cab For Cutie, Decemberists), the band’s sophomore release is a continuation of historic themes that began on their previous full-length, The Silent Generation (2007) and continues on their early 2009 New England EP.
Their debut, The Silent Generation, garnered national attention from SPIN, Magnet, Under the Rader, NPS and USA Today.
Recommended if you like:
Andrew Bird, The Shins, The French Kicks, Midlake, The Beatles