Review by Shannon Shumaker
Dreamers’ self-titled EP is the perfect mix of 70’s punk with an indie flair that sets them apart from the pack. The grungy, dirty guitar work throughout this album coupled with incredibly soulful clean vocals make these four songs an absolute standout and make Dreamers a band to keep an eye on.
The lead guitar part on the first track “No Love,” brings the EP in strong, and when the drums and vocals eventually come in alongside it, they just add to the fast paced energy of the song. The chorus of “No Love” is incredibly catchy and easy to bob your head along to. “No Love” flows amazingly to the second, slower track on the EP, “Waste My Night,” which easily has some of the best guitar work on the album. While the vocals aren’t nearly as hard hitting on “Waste My Night” as they are on “No Love,” and the song has a little less energy to it, the strong, upbeat guitar parts carry the track very well.
While it’s hard to choose the strongest track on Dreamers, the third song, “Wolves” is a strong contender. Everything about this song is on-point, from the guitar work, to the strong bass lines and drums to the catchy chorus and amazing lyricism. Following “Wolves” is the final track, “My Little Match,” which, again, is carried by a gorgeous lead guitar part and strong vocals.
The best thing about this EP is that, while much of it is carried by the strong, grungy guitar work, no two songs sound the same. All four tracks are strong and different in their own aspects, which makes Dreamers an easy listen. By the time that “My Little Match” fades out, I’m more than ready to listen to it all over again.
Listen to "Wolves"