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TEAK - TEAK
Released 2010

 

Band
Steve Draper-Vocals & Guitars
Aaron Ninness-Lead Guitar & Vocals
Mark Gubiani-Bass
Greg Szymanski-Drums


Track’s
1. This Time
2. Something Blue
3. Looking For You
4. Loaded
5. Message
6. Drunk & Obscene
7. In The Morning
8. Endless Voice
9. Binders & Grinders
10. Can't Understand
11. St. Cajetan



Teak are a indie/rock band from Melbourne who have been on the scene since 2008 and with over 350 shows under there belt, the fruits of all that hard work are here in there self titled 11 track debut cd . This time the cd’s opening track has that melodic rock sound fussed with 90’s brit pop which to some might seem a little dated, but surprisingly it has a very fresh sound that I would call radio friendly.

 


‘Something Blue’ the second track is heavily influenced by the foo fighters, but don’t be fooled, this a very good song with a great riff. The next few songs follow much in the same vein as the others, then we come to the song ‘Message’ which for me, is the best track on the cd, it rolls along like a steam train with a great hook and vocals. ‘Drunk & Obscene’ is the slowest track, but still a fine tune with a great guitar lead halfway through. ‘Can't Understand’ is another fine track that has that feel good factor and would make a great opening track at any live gig, I’m sure that this will be a great crowd pleaser.

 


 
Teak is a very good debut cd from a fine band, they know of their strength’s and they play to them very well. If bands like the foo fighters/ Simple Minds and Elbow are your kind of music then this is a must cd for you!

 

  

Paul Hadlington