Score One for the Underdog
Score One For The Underdog is the sophomore release from Moncton NB's Tireless Sedans. Picking up where 2008's Parts + Labour EP left off, the indie-folk, alt-country and just a hint of prog influences still exist. But make no mistake - this is a rock n' roll record. Strong songwriting from singer/guitarist Dave Rahmer is fleshed out by the driving backbeat of drummer Mark McGinnis, the fluid bass playing of Chad Lifford, and the vintage Rhodes and organ sounds plus angelic voice of Jenna Gallant. From the crisp acoustic opening of "The Lattice" to the soulful groove of "Ironic Twists", the twang of "Let You Down" to the shredding guitar ending "Another Song No One Will Hear", this album channels a sound that is immediately familiar with a depth that requires multiple listens. Score One For The Underdog draws inspiration from the long New Brunswick winters, good books, growing older, love, loss, and (as a natural result of the aforementioned) drowning your sorrows. Already cultivating a province-wide following with their dynamic live act full of danceable beats and tasty guitar solos, the Sedans will be hitting the road this spring in support of their new release. 'The musicality of Wilco is there, with the depth and jangle of Sloan, and a bit of unusual song construction ... Between the strong musical lines and intelligent lyrics lay a spark of magic that is neither describable nor forgettable.' - Wildy's World 'Beautiful acoustic melodies and Rahmer's unassuming vocals and joyous guitar solo will go over well on a country drive with the windows down and not a worry in the world.' - Jambands.ca 'The soft and mellow dramatic roots guitar and furious drumming sync and pair up with the rest of the bands energetic side. '- URBNET.com.