Album Review: Sonny and The Sunsets - Hit After Hit

Album Review: Sonny and The Sunsets - Hit After Hit

Wednesday 4th May, 2011 9:22AM

The sophomore slump doesn't seem to have been an issue for San Francisco beach hop troubadour Sonny Smith. The news that a follow up was scheduled after last year's outstanding 60s-esque surf rock standout Tomorrow is Alright (Soft Abuse, 2010) had me wondering where Smith and co. could take the project. In the midst of a surging San Francisco sand-shorn scene - including the likes of Ty Segall and Sic Alps, among others - you might expect there to be some level of pressure to stand out from the rest, to make a real effort to change tack and to throw caution into the on-shore breeze. But really, with the release of the audaciously-titled 'Hit After Hit', Sonny and the Sunsets have seemingly become more relaxed and comfortable within themselves.

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