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The Zoology's album 'Plantlife' gives new life to psychedelic rock

Updated: Sep 6

Album review: 'Plantlife' by The Zoology

Listen to the album as you read the review below.

"...this album is a time machine made in modern times."

The Sydney-based blues rock band The Zoology have made a thunderous, feel good statement with their third studio album 'Plantlife'. Will Linden & John Huie are the brains behind The Zoology, and their ability to create in a such flow state together is what really stuck out when listening through this album. 14 records of psychedelic blues rock and roll with kick ass production, this album is a time machine made in modern times.


Opening track “Tumbleweed” instantly transports you to the desert, driving in a 1970’s Cadillac Eldorado. With its lively drums, slick guitar riffs and howling vibrato vocal sound, the record is a great entrée to the next track, “Evergreen”.


Everything settles with a calm scene of birds chirping and yet from a distance a beam of guitar sound is making its way towards you. All of sudden you’re hit with a blast of energy, “drink in the sun it’s good for the bones, gotta watch your back when the wind howls low”, a lyrical gem to remember to always keep it moving.


The Zoology's new album 'Plantlife' album art
'Plantlife' album art by @zaraliddentattoo

Overall, the album flows together in a story that is open to the interpretation of the listener. A powerful, reverberating project, that is no doubt going the rumble and shake those that come across it. 'Plantlife' is a strong album but from the sounds of it, The Zoology are just getting started. We are very keen to see what more they have in store.


Tom

Tom Vs Tom (artist)



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