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Review: Heathers - Here, Not There

You know the feeling when you go into a small indie record store and find a rare release which is really hard to come by? This is the feeling you get when you first hear this recording.

Meet Heathers aka twin sisters, Louise and Ellie Macnamara. Ireland's own Tegan and Sara. Despite being only 18 years old, they already have a debut record, toured around the US and have been praised by Juno soundtrack star, Kimya Dawson.

'Here, Not There' is a mixture of heavy beautiful vocals and heavy acoustic guitar, creating enough electricity to light up a sky on the darkest of days. They deliver on catchy choruses, amazing harmonies and upbeat melodies.

You really wouldn't think the two sisters have been writing music for only a year but its the truth. Tracks which stand out are 'Remember When' which grabs your attention wanting you to listen as well as 'Honey Please?!' and 'Margie' (which was also recorded in Gaeilge as a hidden track). The only one small drawback is the album is only 26 minutes long and leaves you wanting more.

Heathers are possibly one of the best up and coming bands out there at the moment. If you haven't heard of them yet, this is the time to pick up the record before they get huge.


'Here, Not There' is out now on Hide Away Records/Plan-It-X Records.

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