Aberfeldy Love Is An Arrow (Rough Trade Records 14/02/05)
This year’s answer to The Fiery Furnacesunleashes another helping of soaring bold, quirky and captivating pop music. The Edinburgh quintet fire ‘Love Is An Arrow’ into the hearts and minds of the romantic music loving nation. This third single to be released from their crisply commanding debut album ‘Young Forever’, explores its subject matter from more angles than a cameraman on Big Brother.
Not content with soothing your soul, Aberfeldy provide a trio of supporting numbers that display their style and crispness with pride. The snappy ‘Tom Weir’ sees the guys pulling off a jangling upbeat and alluringnumber in the style ofDonovan and The Hidden Cameras, combining the characterization of Charles Dickens. Entertainment and education have collided, come and join the show.