Every now and then, a band comes along with the sounds of something fresh and promising. Sydney band Battleships fits right into this category. With a sound remeniscent of fellow countrymen The Temper Trap and leaning to the imaginative and intelligent lyrical base like bands Death Cab for Cutie and Fleet Foxes, it’s evident that this band have staying power with a unique and powerful sound.
Battleships’ music tips it hat to the differing influences of the band’s individual members, blending indie rock sensibilities with the aesthetics of Post-Britpop, to create a sound entirely their own.
In Retrospect tips it hat to the differing musical influences of the bands individual members, blending hauntingly ethereal vocals with the aesthetics of Post-Britpop and creating a sound entirely their own. The song seduces you with the sweetness of the melody and sweeps you up in the tones and rhythms of the band.