© 2019 byThe Great Escape

PRESS

"UNDENIABLY SWEET, SEXY AND PSYCHEDELIC, THE GREAT ESCAPE HAVE RELEASED THEIR LATEST SINGLE “POSSIBILITIES”. PLAYFUL AND A BIT COY, THE SONG EXUDES A SENSE OF CONFIDENCE AND MYSTERY. HANNA LEESS’ VOCALS, REMINISCENT OF A NORTHERN FAIRY QUEEN, PAIR PERFECTLY WITH THIS MIND-BENDING UNDERWATER TUNE." (EARMILK)

"REMINISCENT OF THE SUPREMES", "NEW ORLEANS JAZZ ZEST COMPLEMENTED BY EBULLIENT HORNS", "FUNKY R&B-TINGED MELODY, ALONG WITH BETTY BOOP FLAVORED VOCALS", "UNDERDONE BURLESQUE TEXTURE THAT’S DOWN AND DIRTY", "OLD-FASHIONED MELODIES THAT ARE DEFINITELY DIFFERENT FROM THE RUN-OF-THE-MILL MUSIC PERVADING THE POP CHARTS" (HUFFINGTON POST)

 

"INDIE POP AND KRUMPING COLLIDE IN A MUSIC VIDEO DOCUMENTARY - A NEW MUSIC VIDEO FOR LA INDIE TRAILBLAZERS THE GREAT ESCAPE IS A SURPRISING MINI-DOC ON THE STREET DANCE GENRE." (VICE CREATORS)

 

"QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE, THE DOORS, AND THE BLACK KEYS FANS REJOICE! " (ALTERNATIVE NATION)

"LET ME GO WILD” IS AN EVOCATIVE AND BOMBASTIC PARTY TRACK WITH ELEMENTS OF JAZZ, ROCK, ROCKABILLY AND DO-WOP. THERE’S REALLY NOTHING LIKE THIS IN INDIE MUSIC AT THE MOMENT. " (ELLENWOO EP)

 

"THE GREAT ESCAPE TREKS THROUGH THEIR WORLD OF REBELLION WITH A CUNNING SENSE OF PRIDE THAT LEAVES A MARK IN THE HEARTS OF THOSE WHO DON’T ALIGN WITH SOCIETAL CONFINES" (TATTOO.COM)

 

"THE GREAT ESCAPE PULL PARTS FROM CLASSIC 60S ROCK N ROLL, OLD PARISIAN VAUDEVILLE, REGGAE, AND MOTOWN WITH A BANJO TOSSED IN AT RANDOM FOR GOOD MEASURE. THIS IS ALL MASHED TOGETHER AND DELIVERED WITH SHEER ENTHUSIASM AND VIGOUR GIVING YOU A SOUNDTRACK FOR LIFE'S WILD SUN-KISSED MOMENTS." (MUSIC NEWS)

 

"IN ADDITION TO AMASSING AN IMPRESSIVE COLLECTION OF TIMELY VISUAL PRODUCTIONS, THE GREAT ESCAPE RECENTLY RELEASED UNIVERSE IN BLOOM, AN ALBUM THAT WILL MAKE YOU HAPPY YOU TOOK THE TIME TO LISTEN TO THIS EXCELLENT MUSIC. THE LEAD SINGER, INGRID ANDERSSON, IS LIKE AN AMY WINEHOUSE WITH ENERGY AND WITH THE ACCOUTREMENTS AND SQUEAKY SEX APPEAL OF A PERFECT KEWPIE DOLL.", "IT’S GOOD TO SEE SOMEONE PROMOTING HUMANKIND AND GIVING BACK. THIS BAND WANTS TO DO SOMETHING REALLY IMPORTANT. AND MAYBE THAT’S TRULY THE GREAT ESCAPE " (CALIFORNIA ROCKER)

 

"AN INDIE POP/ALTERNATIVE MASTERPIECE. " (LOUDER THAN WAR)

 

"INGRID ANDERSSON OFTEN SOUNDS LIKE SHE’S CHANNELING THE LATE GREAT AMY WINEHOUSE. SHE HAS SOME POWERFUL VOCALS THAT SOMETIMES HAVE A SMOKY EDGE TO THEM, OTHER TIMES SHE SOUNDS CUTE, CHILDISH, AND FUN. IT’S A GREAT COMBINATION." (SIDE STAGE MAGAZINE)

 

"WILD" TAKES MANY STYLISTIC SHIFTS DURING ITS LIVELY THREE MINUTES, TOUCHING ON SOME NEO-SOUL LICKS AND BRASS BAND THEATRICS WORTHY OF A GRAND ROMP." (THE DELI)

 

“UNIVERSE IN BLOOM” BLENDS HEARTFELT, SWEET-VOICED STORYTELLING WITH A GRIT-DIGGING VIBE AND FEEL, AND IT’S FULL OF MELODIES THAT JUMP RIGHT AT YOU." (ELITE MUZIK)

 

“THE GREAT ESCAPE PUT A BRIGHT, AND REFRESHING SPIN ON "GOOD DAY". AND IT'S SO FUN. YOU'LL WANT TO PLAY IT OVER AND OVER AND OVER AGAIN (AND LUCKILY, YOU CAN!) ENJOY!" (GEMS & SECRETS)

 

“FUN, SUNSHINE-TINGED ROCK IS WHAT TO EXPECT FROM THIS STELLAR RELEASE," (OBSCURE SOUND)

 

“THEIR SELF-TITLED DEBUT MIGHT BE THE BEST MODERN POST-SUNSHINE-POP RECORD IN YEARS.” (POP DOSE)

 

“IT’S THE TYPE OF MUSIC THAT BELONGS FIRST IN YOUR CONVERTIBLE WHILE YOU’RE DRIVING AROUND FEELING COOL, THEN SECONDLY ON AN HBO  SHOW WHERE YOU CAN EXCLAIM THAT YOU’VE ALREADY BEEN A FAN OF THE BAND FOREVER, AND THIRDLY AT YOUR FAVORITE MUSIC FESTIVAL.” (YOUNG HOLLYWOOD)

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