Thereâ€™s a definite retro feel to The Buddyrevelles, which I find occupies a space between the â€˜50s and the light rock of the â€˜70sâ€”but that may be just because I canâ€™t hear the name â€œBuddyâ€ without thinking of the late great Mr. Holly.
Still, with both humor and innocence, the bandâ€™s new album, on Solitaire Records, makes for a nice listen on an
afternoon drive in the fall. (And isnâ€™t fall late this year? Thereâ€™s still a huge tree in my yard, waiting to crap leaves all over my driveway!) The band hasnâ€™t recorded a record since their 1998 debut, “September, November,â€ on Motorcoat Records. But they donâ€™t seem to have lost their chops. Itâ€™s good, solid music.