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CORNSTALK - ‘PENNIES FALL’ Album Review

Posted 23 January 2017 by Adz Carter

For many of their fans, the anticipation for Cornstalk’s debut album may’ve seemed similar to the build up for the ever elusive Guns N’ Roses ‘Chinese Democracy’ album, but the wait is finally over. Cornstalk’s ‘Pennies Fall’ is here, so if nothing else, this means that at long last, the intoxicating ‘One Chance’ is immortalised on disc. Usually a staple set opener, the studio recording completely captures the songs Eastern leanings (in a similar style to The Tea Party), while the title track gives a nice passing nod to The Black Crowes. This is an album of contrasts though, as ‘Intuition’ is reminiscent of early Pearl Jam (but with much cleaner vocals), and while all the songs on this album are positive and uplifting, ‘Back Off’ contains loads of raw aggression (but is still strangely empowering).

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CORNSTALK ‘PENNIES FALL’ ALBUM LAUNCH (WITH SPECIAL GUESTS THE RIDE ONS AND KENNY JEWELL) THE CAMBRIDGE HOTEL 21/1/17

Posted 22 January 2017 by Adz Carter

One of Newcastle’s most eagerly awaited releases, Cornstalk’s debut album ‘Pennies Fall’ had it’s official launch last night at The Cambridge Hotel, with Cornstalk headlining one hell of a triple bill that included Kenny Jewell, and The Ride Ons.

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