TO GET to this point, London rock band Trail have travelled a scenic route. To record their debut To The Rest Of The World, the group raised the £20,000 needed from donations from investors via website www.slicethepie.com rather than from a label cash injection. Not that this is a home cooked affair - the tracks here are polished, mature, big sounding classic rock numbers, filled with flavours of bands like Elbow, Del Amitri and Coldplay. The problem is despite their industry innovation, musically Trail take a path that is so well trodden the council have probably put down put down decking by now - leaving the listener to wander off in more interesting directions.
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