The Blind Owls
Cliff House Records
Say hello to Corpus Christi's The Blind Owls with the bands most excellent release "Say Goodbye." Darlings of this year's Lilac Festival, the band tore it up Fab Four style with a rough and raw rock 'n' roll attack — it's more like the Fantastic Four come to think of it. Now, this band is young (I think some still have their baby teeth). No matter, The Blind Owls delivers four-part harmony over some solid guitar tantrum and twang. But back to that Fab Four reference. If you happened to catch the quartet's semi-secret set at Abilene you would have heard songs — like "This Ain't True" — that Lennon and McCartney wish they had written, played by a band that bounded about the stage like drunken pin balls. Who woulda thunk it? This platter will pick you up to get down.