Eight years ago this week UK acoustic band Turin Brakes released their debut The Optimist LP. We loved the record back then and it still sounds fresh and timely. Devon Powers raved: “Turin Brakes have created a testament to singing and songwriting, and it’s impossible not to believe. The Optimist LP is a treasure chest of sparkly baubles and rare gems, and from top to bottom it is precious and priceless.” The record spawned a rash of videos highlighted below, plus, a live treat at the end of the batch.
Turin Brakes - Underdog (Save Me)
Turin Brakes - Emergency 72
Turin Brakes - Mind Over Money
Turin Brakes - The Door
Turin Brakes - Over & Over and Feeling Oblivion