Delta Mainline


Oh! Enlightened CD

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Debut album “Oh! Enlightened”, released in May 2013 through Rehab Sound (UK) and Halcyon Records (North America). Engineered and co-produced by David McAulay at Chem 19 Studios and mastered at Universal Studios Canada.

The Scotsman: “A most impressive debut . . . it ripples with an energy seldom heard since punk’s headiest days.” ★★★★★

Artrocker: “A real ear blowing treat” ★★★★

The Daily Express: “A staggeringly accomplished debut album. “ ★★★★

The Daily Star: “Bold and adventurous” ★★★★

God Is in the TV Zine: “One of the best debuts of the year . . . every listen reveals something different.” ★★★★”

The Irish Times: “Brace yourself: bliss this way comes.” ★★★★

Q Magazine: “Owes a debt to the grandeur of the Bunnymen or Arcade Fire . . . a clutch of strong songs”

R2 Magazine: “Hits the jackpot quite triumphantly” ★★★★

Uncut Magazine: “Impressive debut from Scottish septet” 7/10

Echoes and Dust: “An album that astounds with every play. An outstanding debut.”

Jim Gellatly (The Scottish Sun): Beautifully layered, and creating some glorious soundscapes, it’s a confident affair from a band at the top of their game.”

The Midlands Rocks: “As an album it’s such a bold statement of intent that I had to double-check my sources to make sure that it was indeed a debut . . . Huge; Dark; Emotive: Beautiful: Ambitious.” 8/10

The Skinny: “A bold, ambitious and at times genuinely impressive first album”

Tuppence Magazine: “A potential classic.”

A Music Blog, Yea?: “Drenched in psychedelic pop and blissful melodies . . . excellent to say the least.”

The Tidal Wave of Indifference: “Gloriously out of step with the rest of Scottish music . . . utterly glorious”

Loud Horizon: “One hugely classy album” 8.5/10

Intamission Music: “These songs sound huge . . . A supremely assured debut”

Louder than War: “The real deal is finally here . . .such a coherent, well thought out body of work”

The Mad Mackerel: “Delta Mainline may just be the real deal . . . Oh! Enlightened has enough imagination and originality about it to rise above the stoned fog and announce itself loud and clear.”

Ravechild: “This is a very bold album from Edinburgh based septet Delta Mainline . . . A roller coaster of different styles.”

Unknown Pleasures: The best thing to come out of Edinburgh in a LONG time . . . an ambitious album which will have you wondering how they managed to conjure up something so spectacular for a debut record.”