Baeble First Play: The Rock Pop of Finish Ticket
  • FRIDAY, AUGUST 28, 2015

  • Posted by: Don Saas

I don't hate Coldplay as most as much of my other alt-rock loving friends. Parachutes is just a straight-up great album, and even their worst records usually contain a great single or two. More often than not, Coldplay are just bland instead of actively bad. But there is one thing I hate them for which is the way they convinced people that radio pop-rock had to be almost utterly devoid of...rock. But on their new EP, When Night Becomes Day, Bay Area rockers Finish Ticket hit the sweet spot of everything great about the first two Coldplay albums while still finding room for unvarnished rock & roll.

We have the exclusive premiere of When Night Becomes Day, and with it's arena ready hooks and wall of sound guitars, it (and Finish Ticket) represent the best of what contemporary pop-rock can be. Opening track, "Scavenger," starts out with a pulsating synth line, but the soaring vocals center the track immediately, and it isn't long before the guitars arrive which will draw in even the most hesitant rock fan. And on the rest of the record, whether it's "Wrong" or "Color," the album effortlessly sets up an interplay between pop hook sensibilities and and major rock sounds.

Hot Baeble Videos
Beth Hart live at Baeble HQ

Beth Hart live at Baeble HQ

Matisyahu live at Baeble HQ

Matisyahu live at Baeble HQ

Robert Randolph and the Family Band  live at Baeble HQ

Robert Randolph and the Family Band live at Baeble HQ

R.LUM.R live at Industry City

R.LUM.R live at Industry City

XXX 88 ft Diplo

XXX 88 ft Diplo

Little Hurricane live at Baeble HQ

Little Hurricane live at Baeble HQ

Strip That Down Ft. Quavo

Strip That Down Ft. Quavo

Jasmine Thompson live at Atlantic Records Recording Studio

Jasmine Thompson live at Atlantic Records Recording Studio

Clean Bandit live at Atlantic Records Recording Studio

Clean Bandit live at Atlantic Records Recording Studio

Sunny Days

Sunny Days

© 2017 Baeble Media. All rights reserved.