The Balance the Light Reviews are in… and they are good!
“Those who have yet to latch onto them are surely missing something special…Indie, powerpop, accomplished harmonies, alt.country tendencies. What’s not to love?” The Herald newspaper (UK)
“There’s a controlled exuberance to these songs, a maturity; they are masters of their craft, each song works, the components fitting seamlessly, the sound a joyous machinery humming in harmony….A career high.” Americana UK website
“A guarantee of Instant melodic fulfilment.Dropkick triumph in giving new edge to familiar themes.” (R2 Rock n Reel Magazine, UK)
“Old friends return in top form….a great record that won’t disappoint.” Ruta 66 Magazine (Spain)
“There seems to life in these songs, a certain liveliness…beautiful writing and care that is not all that common.” Roots Highway (Italy)
“The album is as fresh as a daisy and brimming with energy.” Blabber and Smoke website (UK)
“…heavenly pop…timeless quality…” Alt.Country Music Website (Netherlands)
“…a new and remarkable studio album…sparkling pop masterclass.” El Giradiscos website (Spain)
“..refreshing like a spring breeze….gems of melody, beautiful harmony.” Powerpop Revival website (Japan)
“Dropkick actually deserves more than ever to even score an international hit and thereby make their music worldwide at a much larger audience than they can currently achieve.” Rootstime website (Begium)
“Tracks to go on your Dropkick best-of: the breezy ‘Slow Down’, the pensive opener ‘Save Myself’, and the brilliant ‘Out of Love Again’, which perfectly distills their sound.” Absolute Powerpop website
“….you could argue that Wilco and Teenage Fanclub contain a bit of Dropkick in them, sharing hook-laden songs with irresistible harmonies. Opening tune ‘Save Myself’ is extraordinary.” Is This Music? Website (UK)
“Dropkick continues to develop some of the best pop on its latest album…Highly recommended.” Powerpopaholic website
“…like a musical hot water bottle keeping me warm as winter bids farewell and ushers in the spring.” Jock n Roll Website (UK)
“Record of Note” for week 4/4/16 – BBC Radio Scotland, Roddy Hart Show.