This is an excellent debut by the Canadian trio of Dylan Guthro, Breagh MacKinnon and Carleton Stone. Port Cities formed in 2015, but before that they were all individual singer songwriters with solo careers. To date, they have a string of awards in their home province of Nova Scotia, and this heritage is reflected in the quality of the 12 songs on the album.
Stand out tracks include ‘Back to The Bottom’, a lively opener with a West Coast sound reminiscent of Tom Petty. ‘In the Dark’, with the chorus: “We come alive in the dark” could easily be from the soundtrack of one of the Twilight saga movies. Indeed, it is this commercial attraction that could quickly catapult them to arena performances.[READ MORE]