That much of Great Divide was written in the back of tour buses, late at night, after Twin Atlantic had stepped off yet another festival stage, is evident from first listen. Addictive, arms-aloft anthems with instantly catchy choruses and refrains that beg to be howled back dominate the Glaswegian band’s glorious second album. Bristling with energy and oozing optimism, Great Divide is a rock record with widescreen ambition, inspired by the band watching their own fans and from sharing stages with the likes of Springsteen and Foo Fighters.
Almost three years and over 300 gigs since the release of their UK certified silver-selling debut album, Free, catapulted them from clubs to the main stage at Reading and Leeds, Twin Atlantic are releasing their much-anticipated follow up. Great Divide was largely produced by Gil Norton, with additional tracks produced by Jacknife Lee. First single, “Heart And Soul,” was crowned ‘Hottest Record in the World’ by Radio 1’s Zane Lowe upon its launch