REVIEW: Henrietta’s “The Trick Is Not Minding”

 photo Henrietta_cover_zpsf796f68a.jpg Henrietta’s The Trick Is Not Minding could sound intriguing by title alone but unfortunately, that’s the only thing that is intriguing about this release. Granted, these guys are competent and are able to sing, play, and write songs, but they come off like every other bar band that does the exact thing, and I want to hear something that goes beyond that. Maybe I’m the one who is wrong. Okay, as far as playing like a bar band is concerned, let’s get out of that. These guys make powerful pop/rock songs that could easily be used for any amount of television shows or movies as a means to catch the ear of a scene or something, and maybe these songs will be remembered as a key moment. The only problem I find is that it has too many key moments and it gets lost amongst one another. I don’t hate it, but there’s not enough here that will make this listen to me repeatedly, or months from now. Check in in ten years and we’ll see what happens.

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AUDIO: Henrietta’s “The Trick Is Not Minding”

Henrietta are a band out of Orlando, Florida who will release The Trick Is Not Minding, their latest effort on Animal Style Records. As a means to let people know about it, they’re sharing a song called “The Trick Is Not Minding”, nice and heavy at the same time while being full of power pop.

The album will be released on vinyl in four different color variations, you can pre-order one or all over here.

You may also be able to pre-order a copy at the following cities, which means yes, Henrietta are currently on the road.

August 8… Kalamazoo, MI (Fat Guy Fest)
August 9… Grand Rapids, MI (House of Pancakes)
August 10… Cleveland, OH (Mosh Eisley)
August 11… Pittsburgh, PA (Star Command)
August 12… Montclair, NJ (Bat Cave)
August 13… Philadelphia, PA (The Fire)
August 14… Alexandria, VA (The Lab)
August 15… Virginia Beach, VA (Harkeys Pizza)
August 16… Chapel Hill, NC (Chapel Hill Underground)
August 17… Charleston, SC (The Sad Shack)
August 18… Savannah, GA (The Bomb Shelter)

AUDIO: Henrietta’s “2000 Miles”

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Animal Style Records are releasing a new album by Gainesville, Florida’s Henriette very soon called The Trick Is Not Minding, so if you’re into bands like Toad The Wet Sprocket, The Hooters, and Poster Children, you’ll definitely get into the first single from it called “2000 Miles”, which you may listen to below. The Trick Is Not Minding will be released on August 28th.