Boulevard - Boulevard IV - Luminescence album review

The best Melodic Rock you can get this month

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Reunited for Firefest back in 2014, Canadians Boulevard have just released their first studio album in 27 years. Luminescence is an effortlessly classy and engaging set that reminds us why they were so well regarded first time around. From the hypnotic Let’s Come Together to the trimmed immediacy of Slipping Away, it is fabulous.

Dave Ling was a co-founder of Classic Rock magazine. His words have appeared in a variety of music publications, including RAW, Kerrang!, Metal Hammer, Prog, Rock Candy, Fireworks and Sounds. Dave’s life was shaped in 1974 through the purchase of a copy of Sweet’s album ‘Sweet Fanny Adams’, along with early gig experiences from Status Quo, Rush, Iron Maiden, AC/DC, Yes and Queen. As a lifelong season ticket holder of Crystal Palace FC, he is completely incapable of uttering the word ‘Br***ton’.