And so they ran faster…

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The gorgeously hypnotizing music of Firehorse references luminaries like Jeff Buckley, PJ Harvey and Florence and the Machine. However, Firehorse makes a world unto their own on their debut album and so they ran faster… , complete with ethereal flourishes, electronic beats and Leah Siegel’s smoky vocals. Hypnotic and sexy grooves (“She’s A River”), haunting vocals that recall singers like Judy Garland and Doris Day (“My Left Eye”) and even bouncy pop rhythms (“Machete Gang Holiday”) all figure into the Firehorse repertoire. These seemingly disparate influences can be attributed to Siegel’s ability to design and assume different personas, sparked by a background in theater and singing in and co-writing commercials (Siegel wrote a song for a Topsy Foundation commercial, which won a Clio and an award at Cannes). This chameleon-like ability serves Firehorse well in creating a captivating listen.