Artist info

Genre

Indie, Pop


band members

Sean Pollard - Vocals, Guitar. Rhys Davies - Guitar, Vocals. Ben Golby - Keys, Vocals. Jack T - Drums, Vocals. Vaughan Davies - Bass, Vocals.


Website

www.splitseconds.com.au

Bio

Always attempting to find that sweet spot between head and heart, Melbourne via Perth quintet Split Seconds return with Halfway There- another entry in their ever expanding canon of smart-pop nuggets.

Following on from the success of their much vaunted debut album You'll Turn Into Me, the boys have weathered a change in scenery and appeared on the other side with a signature study in the frivolity of modern love set to a jaunty backbeat that tips it's hat to the likes of Blur and Mystery Jets, while still maintaining Split Seconds' indefinable sense of musical identity.

Recorded by in-demand producer Steve Schram (San Cisco, Loon Lake, Eagle And The Worm) the morning after lead singer Sean Pollard broke his wrist in three places in a biking accident, Halfway There features guest vocals from fast rising songstress Kathryn Rollins, playing a sort of Dianne Keaton to Pollard's Woody Allen. The two banter back and forth, eventually uniting and admitting the inescapable fact: "we knew the differences were the sum of us, but when we add em' up, we were halfway there..." Rarely has dysfunction sounded this harmonious.

Review

Review by Declan Byrne Declan Byrne

11 Aug 2014

Triple J
40

this is the type of song id hear at a summer bbq and have to get up to check the name of. it pricked my ears straight away without being too obvious. really like it, solid energy.

this is the type of song id hear at a summer bbq and have to get up to check the name of. it pricked my ears straight away without being too obvious. really like it, solid energy.

Review

Review by Dave Ruby Howe Dave Ruby Howe

20 Mar 2014

Triple J
40

A hundred thumbs up.

A hundred thumbs up.

Review

Reviewed by Dave Ruby Howe Dave Ruby Howe

18 Apr 2012

Triple J
40

The steady stomp of this tune is dangerously charming but it's the crisp production that really seals the deal with every instrument, handclap and whistle dripping like gold from my headphones.

The steady stomp of this tune is dangerously charming but it's the crisp production that really seals the deal with every instrument, handclap and whistle dripping like gold from my headphones.