Seattle PI| Reviews The Slang EP
by on September 28, 2014 3:34 PM in Press

Merriam-Webster defines slang as “words that are not considered part of the standard vocabulary of a language and that are used very informally in speech especially by a particular group of people”, and “an informal nonstandard vocabulary composed typically of coinages, arbitrarily changed words, and extravagant, forced, or facetious figures of speech”. While this alternative pop rock duo sounds familiar (with elements reminiscent of Jimmy Eat World, Coldplay, The Killers, and Snow Patrol), they also seem to have grown into a sound that is uniquely theirs, making for a listen that is both “more of the same” while being relatively fresh. This makes The Slang, a two-piece affair featuring John Bono on vocals and various instruments and John Newsome on bass, a band that reflects its name quite aptly…

 

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