The Redwood Plan's Second LP Is A Bouncy Blast of High-Energy, Electro-Pop Fun

redwoodplan-promo.jpg
Band: The Redwood Plan

Release: Green Light Go

Label: Fish the Cat

Release date: Feb. 12

As its title suggests, the second album from this Seattle new wave group finds the quartet firing on all cylinders, blasting through high-energy, danceable electro-pop with nary a rest in sight. The band is led by singer-keyboardist Lesli Wood, whose buoyant melodies dance above the band's staccato guitar lines, electronic drums and the melodic bass patterns of her husband, Larry Brady, providing the record with a bouncy immediacy a la new wave's punk undercurrents. Though the moods and grooves change across the album, the tempos hardly do, which may help the band in a live setting but which works against them a bit here. But that's a small quibble with an otherwise terrific album, even if it might have been issued 30 years too late. The Redwood Plan celebrate the album's release on Feb. 15th at Neumos.

 
comments powered by Disqus