The Electric Soft Parade Reviews

This Is Fake DIY

7/10 There are few more heart warming pleasures than hearing a new record from a much-loved band who were previously assumed to be on something of a hiatus. It’s been six years since The Electric Soft Parade’s ’No Need To Be Downhearted’; the intervening years having seen solo projects, personal and emotional exploration and upheaval […]

NME – 15th June 2013

6/10 Returning after an electric soft hiatus of six electric soft years, The Electric Soft Parade are electric soft back! ‘Idiots’ initially invites a description – winsome, sparkling, Beatles-y – that sets alarm bells ringing, but the album thrives when the brothers White play to their strengths. These include restrained power pop, as on unfuckwithable […]

Daily Express – 14th June 2013

Brighton brothers Alex and Thomas White reconvene their band after a six-year break, rejuvinated after gigs celebrating their tenth anniversary of Mercury nominated debut Holes In The Wall. And they return with a truly sunny disposition. Summertime In My Heart and The Sun Never Sets Around Here highlight their harmonies, almost Beach Boys-like in precision, […]

Alt Sounds – 11th June 2013

Following last months delectable, downbeat ‘Brother, You Must Walk Your Path Alone’, Thomas and Alex White turn up the volume this time, cartwheeling through verse after breezy verse before the chorus of the hugely catchy ‘Summertime In My Heart’ kicks out the jams. Coming on like a hybrid of Hamburg-era Beatles and late-period Guided By […]