WE REVIEW THE NEW EP FROM ALFIE AND THE AVALON – GOOD OLD DAYS
Huddersfield-based indie rock/folk band, Alfie and the Avalon, is ready to release its debut EP titled “Good Old Days”. The band, consisting of Alfie on vocals and rhythm guitar, Ewan on lead guitar, Toby on bass, and Joe on drums, has been active since 2022. They have since developed a distinct sound described as “Indie Rock with Folky vibes”, influenced by early Coldplay, Billy Bragg and Sam Fender.
The EP represents the culmination of over a year of recording, releasing singles, and performing extensively across Yorkshire. As a result, it showcases a fusion of various musical influences, ranging from indie rock to folk, with the addition of brass band elements. The thematic focus of the EP revolves around nostalgia and reflection, capturing the essence of the “Good Old Days”. Hence, making it easy for everyone to relate based on their own experience.
Comprising five tracks, the EP invites listeners to reminisce about cherished memories of the past.
Overall, the lyrics are introspective and beautifully convey the longing for simpler times. Also evoking a sense of wistfulness that will resonate with listeners. Thus, this release is a solid offering for fans of authentic and optimistic folk-infused indie rock sounds.
Undoubtedly, with their consistent sound and undeniable talent, Alfie and the Avalon are ready to make their mark on the music scene. Along with the release, Alfie and the Avalon are set to embark on a series of live shows across the North of England. So this presents an exciting opportunity for fans to experience their captivating performances firsthand.