- Summary: 'Runaway Found' marks the debut LP for the London (by way of New Zealand) rock outfit led by 19-year-old singer/guitarist Finn Andrews. Their epic sound has drawn the band comparisons to many of the usual suspects (Coldplay, Radiohead, the Verve).
- Record Label: Sanctuary / Rough Trade
- Genre(s): Indie, Rock
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FilterEnigmatically beautiful, yet stinging with bitter cold. [#10, p.90]
Alternative PressWhere Starsailor failed at morphing Britpop with orchestral flair, the Veils soar. [Aug 2004, p.118]
MojoAll pomp and bluster, like Coldplay at their most bombastic. [Mar 2004, p.108]
Positive: 9 out of 9
Mixed: 0 out of 9
Negative: 0 out of 9
AnthonySOct 26, 2005In a music world where magazines will print the best ratings for the hottest acts, based solely on the fact that it will sell more copies, it In a music world where magazines will print the best ratings for the hottest acts, based solely on the fact that it will sell more copies, it feels astounding to know that The Veils will be the best kept secret for true music lover everywhere. With all of these references to Starsailor and Coldplay, I think an enigmatic band such as The Veils should be compared more to bands who have truly opend new ground for other acts. Take Afghan Wigs, The Philharmonic Orchestra and throw in a dash of The Velvet Underground...Ladies and Gentlemen...I give you The Veils.… Expand
DeirdreSJun 25, 2005Every osng shines - one of the best albums of recent years
ColleenWJan 14, 2005Love, love, love it.
AndrewKNov 16, 2004It's bloody ace!
MikeDMar 2, 2005It didnt leave my cd player for 2 weeks.
nt.TanvilaiPongJun 18, 2006I love this album It sounds like nothing I've heard for many years.
SamPFeb 24, 2005Not a single bad track. Andrews voice is fantastic. 'Lavina' is one of the best songs I've heard in a long while.
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