STA is now Ten Years Old

4 Or 5 Magicians: Preaching To The Converted

4 or 5 Magicians finally “made it”.

– Preaching to the Converted
So 2009 didn’t turn out to be the year that finally “made it”. They did manage to put out their first proper album though, and despite a few missteps, it’s an excellent start. Dan Ormsby’s great talent as a songwriter shine through throughout, perfectly chronicling both a struggling band and the state of the country side by side.
Obama is your new Che Guevara / Scouting for Girls are your new Nirvana / You’ve written ‘Free Tibet’ on the back of your hand / But you figure Tibet is a part of Iran

- Another Form Of Relief