By: Amanda Hather
Album – Let It Ride
Release Date – April 29th, 2014
Label – Fuel The Jet Records
Genre – Rebel Rock Country
Vancouver based band Darkhorse blends rock and country into their catchy songs on their debut album. The 10 song release has a bit of everything from upbeat songs you can dance to, to slower ballads that make you think.
My favourites on the album would have to be “Wouldn’t Have Missed It For The World”, “Goodbye”, “Strong” and the title track of the album. They’re the blend of country and rock and fun and sad that you get throughout the album. You can’t help but nod along to the beat or sway along with the melody. “Let It Ride” gives you the gist of how the rest of the album sounds and gives you a taste of what this band can do.
The album as a whole is very well put together. From the time that you press play on “The One I Waited For” to the time the last note in “Let It Ride” rings out, you won’t be disappointed, regardless of whether you prefer rock or country. It is a solid debut album that you definitely want to check out.
Darkhorse on social media:
I’m a Toronto girl born and raised but have been living in Prince Edward Island and New Brunswick since 2010. Music and writing are my two passions, so what better place for me to be than a writer with Canadian Beats? I have been writing for the blog since May of 2013 and have had so many great experiences because of it. I listen to almost every kind of music but my favourites are pop rock, rock, indie, folk, and any other combinations of them. Concerts are definitely my favourite place to be, especially when you’re right against the barricade and can feel the energy from the band and the crowd, everyone singing the same lyrics and moving to the music. I also have a college degree in Business Administration and hope to one day be able to publish a novel.