New Album from Evans the Death

I can’t stop listening to “Expect Delays,” the second album from London quartet Evans the Death. Their self-titled debut album was enjoyable but I never really connected with it, due in part to my dislike for the band’s ungainly emo-esque moniker. Nevertheless, this follow-up is a real breakthrough that balances off-kilter tunefulness with a raucous wash of sound that recalls early Ride. Here is one of the strongest tracks on the album, “Don’t Laugh at My Angry Face.”

“Expect Delays” came out yesterday from Slumberland Records, who also released my favorite album from last year, “We Come from the Same Place” by Allo Darlin’. It’s available on Spotify and Rdio and from