Coasts [Deluxe Edition]

Coasts [Deluxe Edition]

by CoastsCoasts

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Overview

On Coasts' self-titled debut, the Bristol, England quintet delivers a consistent and focused album of epic, danceable indie rock in the vein of Two Door Cinema Club, Bastille, and Imagine Dragons. Much like that latter band, the drums on Coasts are gigantic, pounding sonic booms. The choruses are equally huge, aiming straight for the rafters, along a wave of singalong chants and passionate declarations. Opening track "Oceans" kicks things off immediately with a wall of voices and robust beat blasts (later, on sibling track "Tonight," the band completes the idea and brings the motifs on "Oceans" full circle). Album standout "Modern Love" arrives midway between them and contains the album's catchiest chorus buoyed atop a driving, urgent beat that explodes with energy and life. Other rousing highlights include the rollicking pop-punk of "You" and the tropical jam "Your Soul." There are some slower moments reminiscent of Postal Service that are dropped in to cool things off, but the band is most effective on those giant stadium-hungry anthems. On their debut, Coasts produce a competent collection of catchy arena-ready tunes that could eventually carry them there. ~ Neil Z. Yeung

Product Details

Release Date: 10/02/2015
Label: Imports
UPC: 0825646077502
catalogNumber: 5029896
Rank: 139779

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Coasts   Primary Artist
Matt Chamberlain   Drums
Mike Spencer   Bass
Liz Horsman   Vocals,Background Vocals

Technical Credits

Adam Wakeman   Additional Production
Ben Street   Composer
Mike Spencer   Arranger,Programming,Producer,Engineer
Fraser T. Smith   Composer,Programming,Producer,Engineer,Additional Production
Liz Horsman   Programming,Additional Production
Anthony Leung   Engineer
Lee Slater   Engineer
James Rushent   Arranger,Composer,Programming,Additional Production
Eliot James   Composer,Producer,Engineer
Duncan Mills   Producer,Engineer
George Murphy   Engineer
Tim Larcombe   Composer
Beatriz Artola   Engineer
Mark Crew   Producer,Engineer,Additional Production
Chris Caines   Composer
Liam Willford   Composer
Samuel Burgess-Johnson   Artwork
James Gamage   Composer
Coasts   Arranger
Gilbert   Arranger,Executive Producer,Artist
David Darke   Artwork

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