Giant Flying Turtles – “No Turning Back”


Giant Flying Turtles are one of many bright lights in the bustling Brooklyn rock scene, home of many eclectic acts — though Giant Flying Turtles stand out particularly well for their admiration of jazz, bluegrass, and blues in addition to a natural tendency toward pop hooks, as shown on opening track “No Turning Ballad”, an anti-ballad of sorts with a vintage piano melody and emotive vocal delivery, shifting to more power-pop-oriented guitar workings at 02:11, one of many showings of quick and seamless stylistic transitions throughout their new album Waltz to the World.

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