Roam Like Ghosts is an original acoustic duo from Weston, VA and Cary, NC. We’ve reviewed their music before which you can check out here. They are back in a big way with their swampy folk-rock sound and I think they’ve found their calling. Their new album To That Place You Call Home is nothing less than fantastic. Here are my thoughts…
Roam Like Ghosts – To That Place You Call Home
“Disappear” is amazing. Mathew’s vocals are spot on and sound so good. There’s also a double track of what sounds like a female that just sweetens it even more. The melodies are infectious. I’m so impressed with this album, have I said that yet? I don’t ever think I’ve heard this perfect of a blend of pop, alt-rock, country, and folk.
“Rewind” is another highlight in the album for me. Again, the production makes some of these tracks truly complete. In this one in particular there are some bells that come in later that impact the overall sound just enough to open it up. Right after comes “Find You” which is showing off flutes, bells, and lyrics about the birds and bees and being free. The vocal harmonies only add to the brilliance. Wow, just wow!
If you’ve ever read my reviews you know I’m not afraid to give criticism. I can’t find any negative critiques here as these guys have nailed it. They obviously know their sound and have created a gem. I said it before and I’ll say it again, easily the best album I’ve heard so far in 2021. Other strong tracks I suggest are “Sara” and “Sum of All My Wrongs” but really I suggest just hitting play and letting it go because you can’t go wrong on the entire collection!
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