Wednesday, 18 February 2015

Video Review - Sound The Alarm




Sound The Alarm
by Andrew Swift (available now and free on JJJ unearthed!)



The thing is, I pressed play on this clip by Andrew Swift, because I saw a picture of Mr Swift and thought I’d better check it out, considering I might need to tell my fellow blogger and beard fan, Katie, about this guy and his facial fashion. Well, aren’t I glad I’m a good friend because what I discovered, the sweet sound I heard from Andrew and his beard aren’t quite what I was expecting, but were SO delightful nonetheless. A ballad to a long lost love, ‘Sound The Alarm’ is a song that screams sweet love but whispers a little heartbreak, the organ that drives throughout gives such a sense of bittersweet I’m a little overwhelmed by it all. The beautifully shot clip is just as dreamy as Andrew’s words, the wistful lights and dancing a perfect little fairy-tale vision to match the enchanting sounds of the song faultlessly. I think I could listen to this a hundred times over and still feel a little sentimental at the end, these are three minutes I’m so glad I’ve heard and seen. Oh and beside all that, he has an awesome voice, an impressive beard AND he can dance, Katie, if you happen to be reading.

Jo Michelmore gives ‘Sound The Alarm’ three and a half Jack White heads out of five…


Catch Andrew Swift as he tours the country (ok just Victoria and South Australia) over the next few weeks! 


Saturday 21 February - Berwick Show (all ages!) Berwick, VIC
Saturday 21 February - Reverence Hotel, Footscray, VIC
Sunday 22 February - Bonnie Doon Music Festival, Bonnie Doon, VIC
Thursday 26 February - The Retreat, Brunswick, VIC
Thursday 19 March - The Retreat, Brunswick, VIC
Friday 20 March - Crown and Anchor, Adelaide, SA

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