Today, we’re very grateful to the UK’s James Balmont and New Musical Express for publishing a short but enthusiastic blurb about us in the forthcoming issue of NME (Feb 1, 2014). NME is one of the biggest music mags out there (and we’re one of the smallest bands).
Looks like it won’t be shared in the online edition but here’s what they say:
"They may hail from St Paul in Minnesota, but The Persian Leaps sound like they’ve heard more than a few of the great British indie records of the ’80s and ’90s. The silky fuzz and solid hooks of tracks like "Sleepless" echo The Smiths, Orange Juice and Teenage Fanclub with great enthusiasm, and they never fail to recreate that celestial guitar jangle."
And here’s a scan of the printed page:
You can find copies at some local shops that import the magazine like Electric Fetus in Minneapolis. Who wants to fund a Kickstarter campaign to send us on a UK tour?