Given that founding members Vio and Cardenas are South-American born and Miami raised, and that Free Pizza was formed in Boston, it probably isn’t surprising that place – both in the sense of geographic location, and one’s circumstances – is integral in informing the group’s music.  Berlin, DE was written following the band’s stay in said German city and lyrically it is concerned with the extraordinarily mundane.  That Patience’s one-minute-forty contemplation of waiting for water to boil – so dinner can be prepared – is captivating is testament to the maturity that the song is itself seeking to explore.

This is an extract from a review originally published on the 27th June 2016. Please visit Renowned For Sound to read the full review.

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