Classic Americana energy and the long missed live sound drive things with a certain air of brightness for this latest single from Them Damned Ol´Hillbillies. Throw in a brilliantly accessible vocal lead, and we’re getting closer and closer to that festival sound and experience of yesteryear. Simple yet compelling song-writing sees easy melodies and short, repeated phrases tell a detailed, scene-setting story, with each segment resolving sweetly for an Americana-style hook. Freight Train Hobo is a song that can be enjoyed by a wide range of fans.
Them Damned Ol´Hillbillies are a band that makes amazing Americana Blue music which is also known as Mountain music. They are a four-piece online band. Tom Benz is their main vocalist. He has a smooth voice that can attract an audience. He is from Germany. Other than vocals he takes care of bass side things and the lyrics. Brian Emerton is the guitarist and Tom Callahan is the drummer of the band. Both of them are from North America. Chattawan is on Banjo, Dobro, and Violin They are a band that likes to experiment with different genres and produce new exciting music. Apart from Americana Blue music they make country and folk music too.
The whole thing stands tall on the strength of this intriguing lyrical backbone. The style is also familiar enough to allow this to connect, and the musicianship is subtle yet effective as the band unites to carry us through the stages of the track. Offering a somewhat nostalgic, Brit-pop and anthem-rock aura, as well as a likable level of softness, on the whole, Freight Train Hobo introduces the band Them Damned Ol´Hillbillies in a way that quickly lets you know what they’re about. Great songwriting, good vibes musically, a pleasure to listen through.
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