lowlands

The Last Call

«Edward Abbiati shows that he is a songwriter of exceptional talent… “The Last Call” is an extremely good debut album by a band who on this showing could have a very bright future.» 9/10 Steve Wills – Americana UK

«Drawing on the sublime aspects of Nebraska-era Springsteen, and the country-dabblings of Green On Red. It’s a Cracker!» Jeff Weiss – Miles of Music (USA)
«Music with a lot of Soul. Do not listen to this record if you are depressed» **** Maverick Magazine (UK)
«…A whole lot more convincing than most American Americana. With excellent, varied songs, well sung and well played, Lowlands prove that you certainly do not have to be from the US to make fantastic Americana.» ***½ Heaven Magazine (Holland)
«One of the best Roots Albums of 2008» 7,5 out of 10 Fabio Cerbone – Rootshighway (Italy)

«The strength and beauty of Edward Abbiati’s compositional talents show up in all their glory… beautiful, melancholy songs. The Last Call an album that should not be missing in the CD collection of the connoisseur» Hugo Vogel – ALTCOUNTRY.NL (Holland)
«This CD is first rate musically. Grungy Roots rock and Americana of a really high standard!»Rootsville (Belgium)
«Beautiful, intense songs. Think of something that connects Marah, Green On Red, Uncle Tupelo and Soul Asylum» Sandra Zuidema – Lucky Dice (Holland)
«Driving, guitar-led alt-country, albeit with a harder edge than straight Americana… sparsely desolate… minor masterpieces in small-town atmospherics… emotionally-convincing… As a debut offering, “The Last Call” has a lot to commend it» David Kidman – NetRhythms (UK)
«Grunge on the outside, Roots on the inside… all energy» Le Cri du Coyote (France)
«Lowlands have a strong personality. A small prodigy of independent production – highlight CD of the Month» Paolo Carù – Buscadero Magazine (Italy)
«Recorded with real passion and commitment» Tom Fahey – AmericanaOK (Scotland)
«An album of unusual bravery» Ben Lazar – 10th Avenue Music (USA)
«Packed with energy!» 7/10 Indie Rock (Italy)
«Crazy beautiful record!» Chris Cacavas (Green On Red)
«Authentic Roots rock… leaving a pleasantly hung over feeling and hopes for another serving.» All About Jazz (USA)