Light Tide – Highway single review

Sheffield band Light Tide have burst onto the scene in recent months with a number of headline shows in Sheffield and gigs across the Pennines in Manchester under their belts. 

With that said, none of that is more impressive than the band’s first single, ‘Highway’, which the band gave Exposed an exlusive listen before its release on 8 December.

Finger-picking acoustic intros aren’t usually what you’d associate with Sheffield bands, and as the lead singer’s gruff, soulful voice kicks in, there’s a distinct feeling of the beginning of a journey. There’s shades of Americana, blues and folk in ‘Highway’ and whilst the melody is melancholic, the general feeling of the song is one of defiance and hope.

BBC Introducing has tipped Light Tide for big things in the coming years and on the strength of this single, we’ll be joining them in that prediction.

– A N N O U N C E M E N T -Here we go!!Our biggest headline gig to date, in association with Scruff of the Neck."A…

Posted by Light Tide on Sunday, 25 November 2018

The band recently announced their biggest headline gig to date, playing Cafe Totem on 23 February 2019 in association with Scruff of the Neck Records. Head over to facebook.com/LightTide for more information.

In association with www.sivtickets.com, the local box office.

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