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Album Review

The four songs on the Hermit Crabs' debut EP are classic Scottish indie pop, from the gently strummed acoustic guitars and restrained drums down to the fragile vocal harmonies and sweetly sung melodies. Singer Melanie Whittle has a similar voice to Camera Obscura's Tracyanne Campbell as well. Unfortunately, while the band has the sound down pat, apart from the very catchy lead track, "Feel Good Factor," the songs aren't up to par with their competition. Despite this, the EP is very pleasant and gives hope that with a little time, the group may record something on the same level as their inspirations.


Formed: Scotland

Genre: Alternative

Years Active: '00s, '10s

When California Snow Story went on hiatus in 2003, drummer Mel Whittle put together the Hermit Crabs, a sweet, shambly twee pop project that gave a heavy nod to fellow Glasgwegians Camera Obscura and Belle & Sebastian. Over the course of the next three years the band's lineup expanded to include John Ferguson, Mark Waudby, and David Murray. The Hermit Crabs' first EP, Feel Good Factor, was released on Matinee in late 2006. Saw You Dancing, their debut full-length, came out the following year. A split...
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