iTunes

Opening the iTunes Store.If iTunes doesn’t open, click the iTunes icon in your Dock or on your Windows desktop.Progress Indicator
Opening the iBooks Store.If iBooks doesn't open, click the iBooks app in your Dock.Progress Indicator
iTunes

iTunes is the world's easiest way to organize and add to your digital media collection.

We are unable to find iTunes on your computer. To preview and buy music from The Heart Is the Place by Goldrush, download iTunes now.

Do you already have iTunes? Click I Have iTunes to open it now.

I Have iTunes Free Download
iTunes for Mac + PC

The Heart Is the Place

Goldrush

Open iTunes to preview, buy and download music.

Album Review

Expansive, lush, and rhythmically compelling, Goldrush's The Heart Is the Place finds the Oxford, England, band reworking their sound just enough to keep things interesting, while retaining their core approach. Still evincing a kind of West Coast country-rock fuzziness combined with a '90s shoegazer aesthetic, Goldrush is like Ride with more roots leanings. In fact, it should come as no surprise that they backed former Ride frontman Mark Gardener on his 2005 effort These Beautiful Ghosts. In that sense, there is a kind of neo-psychedelic vibe to The Heart Is the Place with tracks like the steadily driving "The Story of the City" and sparkling "24 Hours" bursting forth with ever-growing layers of sound that build throughout the track. Similarly, cuts like the lullaby-esque "Sun in Your Eyes" and the dramatic western ballad title track utilize various horns, bells, and keyboards to superb sonic effect. Ultimately though, all the tidal waves of sound and studio creativity wouldn't mean much if it weren't for lead singer Robin Bennett's superb songwriting, which leaves you more often than not in state of poignant, melodic bliss.

Biography

Formed: 1997 in Oxford, England

Genre: Alternative

Years Active: '00s

Oxford, England, quartet Goldrush makes woozy, dreamy roots rock that combines the West Coast country and folk-rock of Neil Young and the '90s shoegaze style of Ride. Centered around brothers Robin Bennett and Graham Bennett on lead vocals/guitar and keyboards, respectively, the band formed in the late '90s, eventually getting signed to Virgin Records. They released their debut album, Don't Bring Me Down, in 2002, although the label dropped them a year later. They rebounded with the self-produced...
Full bio
The Heart Is the Place, Goldrush
View In iTunes

Customer Ratings

We have not received enough ratings to display an average for this album.

Influencers

Contemporaries