REVIEW : Q Magazine

The Lost Brothers
Halfway Towards A Healing
These Irish “brothers: have a Tex-Mex heart.
Over four previous albums Oisin Leech and Mark McCausland have subtly changed their sound from the acoustic indie of 2008 debut Trails Of The Lonely to the Scallydelic flavours of 2014’s Corel-assisted New Songs Of Dawn And Dust. Bit it’s sometimes made for unfocused listening, but under the gentle guidance of Giant Sand’s Howe Gelb in his Tucson studio they’ve found something to truly call their own. With their harmonies having never sounded more like their perpetual benchmark The Everly Brothers, hazy lyrics comjure a world of adobe bars and lazy roof-top jams as the sun dips behind the cactus. Not biological brothers, but no longer lost, either. ****

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