Student Guru - August 2005
The Faversham 27/08/05 Gig review
Reviewed by: Ivan Mack
Web Site: http://www.studentguru.co.uk
...Midway through the night and the crowd was picking up. After being largely unconvinced during the first couple of songs of the set, I concluded that I like what Loudmouth Soup do…mostly. It’s the kind of emotive, folk/country pop rejuvenated by people like Ryan Adams but played and delivered from a very Brit-music standpoint.
The songs are beautifully crafted lyrically and melodically and the band is clearly formed with some solid musicians, but in places the set became a little tepid. I don’t speak for the majority of the punters though as people were gravitating toward the stage and by the time the ‘Soup led the crowd in a communal rendition of “You Are My Sunshine” there was definitely a party feel. I’m just going to have to reserve judgment ‘till I can catch them play again...