ALBUM REVIEW: Lucky Elephant – The Rainy Kingdom

Originally posted on Noise Cannon: http://noisecannon.com/2014/08/20/lucky-elephant-the-rainy-kingdom/

lucky_elephant_-_the_rainy_kingdom-e1408545337293Lucky Elephant are a quartet hailing from London, Bradford and France. The Rainy Kingdom was inspired by Ken Ashton’s 1972 TV documentary We Was All One, which looked upon the dismantling of the Cockney way of life via the transferring of habitants from slums to tower blocks. The band’s relationship with this London life hugely led the way of this melancholic album, in particular homing in on the documentary’s focus on the Old Kent Road (which just so happens to be the title of the opening track which was graced with the Q Magazine’s approval as track of the day). Continue reading “ALBUM REVIEW: Lucky Elephant – The Rainy Kingdom”

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