Paper Route, The Peace of Wild Things
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Hometown: Nashville, Tennessee
Genre: Indie Rock
Similar to: Two Door Cinema Club, Kitten, Imagine Dragons
In terms of bands that don’t receive enough credit, Paper Route is without a doubt at the top of the list. Paper Route is composed of lead singer and co-founder J.T. Daly; bass player, pianist, and programmer Chad Howat; and drummer Gavin McDonald. Although Paper Route has been active since 2004, released two full length albums along with several EPs, and has been featured as an “artist to watch” in a handful of magazines, the band has still remained widely unknown, to the misfortune of all indie rock listeners. With a unique sound that gorgeously combines rock, electro, and powerful lyrics, Paper Route is just one of those bands for every occasion. Their first full length album, Absence, was released in 2009 on Universal Records and received great reception, landing a spot in the Top 20 on the Billboard Heatseekers Chart. Unfortunately, the success of the album was overshadowed by the leaving of their co-founding member and drummer Andy Smith. Lucky for us, they were able to bounce back with
Just kind of feeling this song right now…
All this fire in my veins
From a heart that’s trapped in my ribcage
Burning through my fingertips
Burning everything I kiss
say my name
Oh Lord, have you walked away?
Oh Lord, have you walked away from me?