I'd heard the name Crocodiles before, but it wasn't until I read that it was inspired by the title of Echo & the Bunnymen's 1980 debut--one of my all-time favorite albums--that I had to hear the band.
Luckily I had received an email from a publicist working the band last month, so I sent a belated reply requesting a copy of Summer Of Hate, the band's just-released debut effort. The publicist was nice enough to offer me a link to download a digital copy within minutes, which was great for immediate satisfaction, but I must admit, I'm still on the fence on the digital vs. physical dilemma. I love the convenience and immediacy of digital downloads, but if it's an album I really love, I like to have the physical item to hold in my hands, scour the liner notes, and eventually store in my collection.
Still, I was happy to have Crocodiles' Summer Of Hate loaded to my hard drive and it arrived at the perfect time. I was feeling slightly stir crazy and needed to get away from the computer andRead More »from All Smiles With My Crocodiles