Longtime cult heroine of Bristol’s underground music scene Emily Breeze former frontwoman of Psychedelic Post-Punk outfit Candy Darling, scales new heights with her remarkable new band and batch of songs. Drawing influence from Vintage Exotica, Father John Misty, Pulp, David Lynch soundtracks and all the glorious trash and terror of 21st century life on planet earth, this selection of songs conjure suburban comedowns and vast lonely cityscapes glittering with sleazy glamour and populated by serial killers, crazed cult leaders, crushed hopes and high octane romance.
“Emily Breeze is a bona fide star. Her intense musical vision is a jaw dropping experience” Louder Than War
“A Lou Reed, Trent Reznor Hybrid” The NME
“Rebel music, the lovechild of P.J Harvey and Johnny Cash” The Sunday Times
Using the old working ethic of playing live as much as possible, Hip Route make full use of Weissenborn, lap slide, acoustic and electric guitars, drums and bass to create a bigger sound than you’d think…!
‘Hip Route have a universal sound that appeals to all lovers of real music’ – Blues Matters Magazine
‘Sicker than Seasick Steve’ – Independent
The word cool is often bandied about carelessly these days and doesnt sound that well, cool anymore but if there was ever a band that could put the cool back into cool then it would be have to be Hip Route. These guys are effortlessly cool, hip and funky- the moment Jim Blair strikes up the old slide guitar , the heads turn, the feet tap and then the rest of the band storm headfirst into groove.’ – Cleverhead Promotions, Bristol