Sydney Eloise & The Palms release their debut LP, Faces; Creative Loafing gives 4 out of 5 star review, hosts album stream

Sydney Eloise and the Palms Atlanta faces indie rock BABY robot media creative loafing

Sydney Eloise reveals a lush, ’60s pop sound with her debut album, Faces (the Cottage Recording Co./Bear Kids). Marking an impressive departure from the girls-night-out country pop of her early single “Bad Suzie,” songs such as “Tell Me What I Want to Hear,” “Sorry, Not Sorry,” and “Always Sailing,” manage the impressive feat of abandoning pretense without sacrificing her gifts for melody and a sweeping voice. Backed by the Palms, featuring Damon Moon (bass, drums) and Chandler Galloway (keyboards), maturity is a group effort. Eloise’s delivery is inseparable from the larger than life production. Nowhere is this truer than “The Loneliest Boy In NY,” a lilting closer sung by a woman embracing her true identity. LISTEN HERE…

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