HIGH HIGHS – HORSES
Sydneysiders turned Brooklynites High Highs never made it on my radar when the released the track Horses in 2011. That’s too bad for me because the song is excellent. It feels like the essence of Elliott Smith was blended into a Fleet Foxes song. Where Fleet Foxes always lacked the genuineness for me because of their inability to emote, Horses is able to fill that missing piece in with the affecting vocals and lyrics courtesy of Jack Milas. When those vocals bridge to a chorus made of just strummed high guitar strings, it makes for an actual high high.