- Record Label: Rough Trade
- Release Date: Jun 4, 2013
- Summary: The debut release for the folk rock quartet from New Albany, Indiana (near Louisville, Kentucky) was produced by Kevin Ratterman.
- Record Label: Rough Trade
- Genre(s): Country, Folk, Alt-Country, Americana, Alternative Pop/Rock, Contemporary Folk, Country-Folk, Heartland Rock, Alternative Folk, Folk-Pop
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Positive: 4 out of 9
Mixed: 5 out of 9
Negative: 0 out of 9
Jun 4, 2013It’s certainly the best down-to-earth storytelling item to emerge in ages.
Jun 3, 2013It's delivered with such warmth and skill that reservations fade, and the delight of hearing a band do something very well takes over.
UncutJun 3, 2013It's a fine effort in a heavily populated field. [Jul 2013, p.76]
Jun 17, 2013The four-piece’s debut is a forcefully soulful affair.
MojoJul 10, 2013The debut set from New Albany's Houndmouth suggests there's more to them than nice skinny jeans. [Aug 2013, p.88]
Q MagazineJun 17, 2013If From The Hills doesn't quite have the swing and swagger of 2012's self-titled EP, it shouldn't be hard to recapture that promise next time around. [Jul 2013, p.105]
Jun 3, 2013The by-the-numbers production goes hand in hand with the bandmembers' tailored playing and thickly stylized vocals, hitting all the marks of emphatic country-enamored rock on tracks like the Toupin-fronted "Houston Train," a tale of being strung out, riding the hard-luck rails.
Positive: 1 out of 1
Mixed: 0 out of 1
Negative: 0 out of 1
Sep 27, 2019The energy and passion of a band ready to make it mixed with writing and performances as tight as a band years older than them this is aThe energy and passion of a band ready to make it mixed with writing and performances as tight as a band years older than them this is a flawless album. Every track is exceedingly well executed and the talents and chemistry of the band mates is flawless. Highlights include Hey Rose, Casino, Krampus, Palmyra and Houston Train.… Expand
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