The last line of the album, repeated maybe a dozen times, is "who put the snake under my bed / Looked up my spirit / Now my spirit is dead." I would definitely recommend to anyone, long time listener or not. Making happy music about miserable things is a trick the. Listen to the'll find yourself in there somewhere, Reviewed in the United States on July 13, 2019. Worth the listen. The Strumbellas have always made great music, they’ve taken it to a more upbeat and positive mood with this new album. Rattlesnake is the fourth studio album from The Strumbellas, a six-piece collective who rocketed to success with the breakthrough hit "Spirits". While staying true to their roots, the band has delivered us an album that elicits the feelings of joy and the promise of hope. Ahead of trekking across Canada on tour this month, the Strumbellas have postponed their winter run due to a band member's illness. I just spent 20 minutes on Amazon customer service chat to find out why I couldn't listen to this album digitally as well as on the phsyical copy that I purchased. Please try again. That song is part of a Side Two consisting of (relatively) more low-key songs, which veer into ballad territory as the album progresses without sacrificing exhilarating -- and, eventually, lighter-waving -- stadium anthems, even for a single track. Unable to add item to List. All tracks excellent. However, they are a still a little too earnest to do the heavy work of ironic displacement. For the group, which consists of Simon Ward (lead vocals/guitar), David Ritter (keys Instead, our system considers things like how recent a review is and if the reviewer bought the item on Amazon. Great group to listen to. Reviewed in the United States on June 2, 2019, Reviewed in the United States on August 20, 2019. Reviewed in the United States on April 14, 2019, Reviewed in the United States on May 16, 2019, Reviewed in the United States on June 28, 2019, Reviewed in the United Kingdom on November 3, 2019. For the group, which consists of Simon Ward (lead vocals/guitar), David Ritter (keys This shopping feature will continue to load items when the Enter key is pressed. Rattlesnake, an album by The Strumbellas on Spotify We and our partners use cookies to personalize your experience, to show you ads based on your interests, and for measurement and analytics purposes. While the Strumbellas' previous album, Hope, sometimes contrasted their typically effervescent fare with more wistful moments and self-doubting lyrics, Rattlesnakecommits to a uniformly uplifting sound and message for nearly the duration. The sneaky violence of a snake hidden would be a useful inspiration for this album, and the snake cannot really kill a spirit, if something sounds so soulless. There was an error retrieving your Wish Lists. Your recently viewed items and featured recommendations, Select the department you want to search in.