Carson gave this album 4.5 notes4.5 notes4.5 notes4.5 notes4.5 notes on 2012-03-12.

Not long ago, it was brought to my attention that I should check out EP2 by the UK Alterantive band The Hiding Place. I am thankful for this suggestion or I may have missed out on this release.

It is a bit difficult to describe The Hiding Place's sound. But, unless I am mistaken, I can hear influences of The Killers, Days of the New, and Coheed and Cambria. The music is really catchy and the tracks quickly became "brain worms". Also, the production value is surprisingly high and rivals that of well-established groups.

The lyrics are dark and full of alliteration. One of the best examples of alliteration is on "Snaketown", "honestly, honesty is the only thing saving me". Notable examples of the overarching theme are "I only saved you from this, so I could play the martyr" and "You thought I'd save you from this, but I'm just a monster" from "Popular Myths" as well as "everyone I meet is laid to waste by me" from "Pay No Attention".

Between the high quality production, good vocals and music, and overall cohesiveness of the EP, I would highly recommend EP2.

TrackNameCarsonKatherine   TrackNameCarsonKatherine
1 Snaketown 4.5 notes4.5 notes4.5 notes4.5 notes4.5 notes     3 Pay No Attention 4.5 notes4.5 notes4.5 notes4.5 notes4.5 notes
2 Popular Myths 4.25 notes4.25 notes4.25 notes4.25 notes4.25 notes    

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