The wait for Deaf Havana’s 3rd studio album Old Souls isn’t over yet, with just under 2 months to go until the release date, fans are getting more and more excited to be able to physically hold their copy and listen to it constantly on repeat.
Deaf Havana recently released a single from Old Souls, called Boston Square, which had such an amazing response from the fans; they partnered up with purevolume and released another, Speeding Cars. This song definitely shows that they’ve matured a lot in their music, especially with the lyrics and the variety of newly introduced instruments. You can hear different musical influences that you never heard with the previous albums, from the two songs released, there’s a similarity with them and Bruce Springsteen that suggests they want to get away from the ‘young’ style of Rock music and be taken more seriously but still remember where they came from. Speeding Cars definitely proves this. They’ve pulled out all the stops with this song just like Boston Square, these two songs show how proud they are of their home town and like most of their songs, there’s a personal deep meaning to the lyrics and the instrumentals have never been so flawless.
Their songs have never been ‘generic’, they’ve always been meaningful and personal to the band, Speeding Cars once again proves that James Veck-Gilodi (Lead vocals) is more of a lyrical genius than he thinks he is and in such a short space of time, he and the band have progressed enormously. Deaf Havana’s music is more advanced and the lyrics are more poetic and deep than ever before.
From what fans have said in response to this second song from Old Souls, this album is only going to receive positive views when it’s released in September, yes, it’s probably going to be a lot more grown up than their older stuff and some people might not like that change, but, the majority of fans so far have only said how much more excited they are for the new record. Speeding Cars on purevolume has already reached number 2 on the top songs list, it’s only a matter of time before it’s the actual album reaching heady heights in the charts.
Review by Harriet Willis