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Hands Like Houses - Reimagine

Max Barrett
Max Barrett 4 October 2014 at 17.30

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Hands Like Houses have re-worked some of their tracks from last year's 'Unimagine' into a new EP called 'Reimagine'. Clever, that!

Stretching themselves much further than a simple acoustic guitar or wob or two, ‘Reimagine’ is Hands Like Houses’ deconstruction of five favourites from ‘13’s ‘Unimagine’ with a unique and ingenious twist that allows this EP to become a whole entity of its own. The floaty guitars, mellow keys and bongos on ‘Revive (Introduced Species)’ would be a perfect fit for a stroll around their (usually baking hot) home in Canberra, Australia, while the stripped-down ‘Reflect (Developments)’ allows the vocal melodies to shine, underlining the innovation that has, and will continue to see Hands Like Houses soar.

This review originally appears in Rock Sound 193. You can download it digitally right now, order a copy to your door or pick it up from stores on Wednesday, October 08.

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