“I wrote this song on a recent trip back to Penzance. Now that I’ve been away for a few years, home has taken on more of a regenerative role in my life. However hectic and complicated things feel, when I’m back there everything seems a little clearer. The song explores some Cornish particulars in close-knit communities and the landscape, but for me it’s about keeping that strong sense of home with us as we move forwards.” – Tom Elliott
In its title alone, ENNOR’s ‘West Coast’ forms a suggestive link between their roots in the south westerly tip of England and the blissed-out Californian vibes their music emits. In a sense their most traditional song yet, the track wields a melodic sensibility that is timeless to the folk traditions of the UK. Idyllic, romantic, but with a soft rock warmth and edge that would have the late Tom Petty humming along approvingly, ‘West Coast’ is a stunning injection of the rock rhythms and grandeur of Americana into folklore musical storytelling. Bathed in soothing harmonies and abounding in cinematic guitar work, it’s everything we’ve come to expect from ENNOR: compelling, boundlessly energetic and matchless songwriting.
See Ennor live
July 13th – The Acorn, Penzance