When you call something “promising,” you are basically giving something a giant question mark. If a movie trailer looks promising, it could turn out to be garbage when becomes a full fledged motion picture. If a video game looks promising, it could turn out to be almost unplayable. Television is not excluded here either; they can show promising clips of comedy or drama but have the entire rest of the show be incredibly boring.
In my opinion, music does not fall under any of these follies. When you listen to an album or an EP, and it sounds promising on first listen, then whatever the end product will be can and probably will turn out to be good. That’s what I get when listening to England’s In Remission. The amount of promise thatis on the English quintet’s EP, The Great and Shallow, possesses makes In Remission an enticing and enjoyable act to follow. [Read more...]