Reviews for Escapists

>PopMatters (Chicago, U.S.)
“blistering; jaunty; wistful; and a deftly classic pop touch throughout”
>>The Quietus (London, England)
“not entirely unlike The Smiths covering Roxy Music, or vice versa”
>>Unappreciated Scholars (Nashville, U.S.)
“a curtain of beautiful noise that culminates in a rocket launch”
>>CBC Music, 5 ALBUMS YOU NEED TO LISTEN TO: JULY 2015 (Toronto, Canada)
“channels 1980s British post-punk while adding unique sensibilities to the mix”
>>Echoes And Dust (London, England)
“rich and dynamic; sharp and sincere in ambition and execution”
>>New Canadian Music (Toronto, Canada)
“Brit-pop meets dream-pop; subtle, smart songs; consistently strong”
>>Quick Before It Melts (Niagara, Canada)
“shakes the cobwebs from the drowsy rut most dream pop is in today”
>>Diamond Deposits (?)
“solid compositions of flawless pop”
>>Grasslimb Journal (San Diego, U.S.; print only)
“irresistibly catchy tunes supported by smoking male vocals, ebullient horns and beats that will
keep you bouncing through the summer afternoons”
>>NOW Magazine, 3N’s (Toronto, Canada)
“charming vox • infectious horns • a pleasant place to be”
>>A Pessimist Is Never Disappointed (Washington, U.S.)
“piecing together influences from earlier eras of indie and alternative rock with unique hooks;
music that bears serious attention, such a worthy album. ”
>>Exploding Head Syndrome (Essex, England)
“a wonderful ’80s mod-rock vibe complete with scatty drumbeats, wandering basslines and horns
that swell to the size of the ocean”
>>Everything Indie Over 40 (London, England)
“a careful approach to songwriting clearly in evidence • the sort of music that cannot be placed chronologically • just simple, great indiepop songs”
>>Turn Up the Volume! (Brussels, Belgium)
“stunning hot sax; spiced, groovy journey”