Label: Fat Possum
Released: 11th March 2022
There’s always been something kind of magical about The Districts; they seem to have an elevated sense of what’s going on, as if they’re privy to what this crazy thing called life is all about. Their fifth outing is no different; in fact, it seems to be all the more prescient.
‘Great American Painting’ is a hefty package brimming with powerful thoughts, wistful yearns and, of course, some tracks picking apart their home country’s foibles with their swelling brand of dreamy indie.
Shimmering like a hot pavement on a summer’s day, the US trio are on the nose and equally as elusive in what they want to see but always voiced by that inimitable falsetto of Rob Grote.
The Pennsylvania band are determined to do things their way, leaving things a bit wonky but always with a heart of gold and the ambition to match.