|I just kept running...|
As far as the indie pop rock genre goes, This Is Me Smiling is a band that offers a good share of creativity and an even better offering of good pop rock indie... other genre buzzwords. With a big focus on alternative styles, but with more poppy rock and indie styling for flavor Only Uphill is an album that does an awful lot for it's genre that will be sure to bring anyone who is even remotely a fan of the genres to enjoy it.
From opening track Hiding to closing track Manage to Manage Yourself Me Smiling bring in a load of accessible tracks with the fun riffs of electric and acoustic guitars, bouncy piano lines, a brilliant vocal performance, and a whole series of special effects and interesting melodies. Think the instrumentals of Fun. meets the quirky innocence Interpol meets the snarky writing of Fall Out Boy. If this doesn't sell you, listen to it anyways. It's good and it's free.
You can stream or download Only Uphill here. If you like what you consider supporting This Is Me Smiling by purchasing their debut album located... somewhere else I guess. You can also share this album with your friends, because I'm pretty sure they'll like it. This is just one of those albums that I'm pretty sure everyone will like. Just remember, a little support and a little word of mouth goes a long way! <3