Run Home Slow

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Run Home Slow
Run Home Slow by The Teskey Brothers.jpg
Studio album by
Released2 August 2019 (2019-08-02)
StudioHalf Mile Harvest
ProducerPaul Butler
The Teskey Brothers chronology
Half Mile Harvest
Run Home Slow
Live at the Forum
Singles from Run Home Slow
  1. "Hold Me"
    Released: 7 May 2019[1]
  2. "Man of the Universe"
    Released: 6 June 2019[2]
  3. "So Caught Up"
    Released: 3 July 2019[3]

Run Home Slow is the second studio album by Australian indie blues rock band the Teskey Brothers. The album was released on 2 August 2019 and peaked at number two on the ARIA Charts.

At the ARIA Music Awards of 2019, the album was nominated for seven awards, winning three; Engineer of the Year, Best Group and Best Blues and Roots Album.

At the Music Victoria Awards 2019, the album was nominated for three awards, winning Best Album.[4][5]

At the AIR Awards of 2020, the album was nominated for Best Independent Album or EP and Best Independent Blues and Roots Album or EP.[6]

The first season of 180 Grams, a music documentary podcast produced by the Mushroom Group, featured Run Home Slow.

Critical reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Culture Fly4/5 stars[7]
Go London5/5 stars [8]

Paul Barr from Reading called the album "a great follow up" to their debut saying "Here are new songs with added stylistic variations and instrumental colour but retaining that familiar Teskey Brothers sound" believing producer Paul Butler "has helped push the band to new heights".[9]

Dan Condon from Double J said "All the songs here are solid, there's nothing offensive and there's nothing ground breaking. The Teskeys know where their strengths lie, they know what they like, and they stick to it."[10]

Zoë Radas from Stack Magazine said "Its sweet '60s syncopation, dreamy rock 'n' roll, romantic Van Morrison-esque rhythm and blues, and tender neo-soul compositions elevate the boys' former folk leanings into absolutely gorgeous new territory." adding "It's full of stand-outs".[11]

Josh Hinton from Culture Fly said "Run Home Slow isn't fresh and it isn't hip, but who needs to be those things when you can be timeless?" adding "Class never goes out of style, and on this evidence, the Teskeys have plenty of both to spare."[7]

Harriet Wolstenholme from Go London said "The Melbourne outfit find home in a sound that fuses the laid-back spirit of an Aussie rock band and the soul music of a bygone era. The result is a wide-ranging album destined to soundtrack every hipster romance." concluding with "For a blues album it leaves you feeling far from it".[8]

Zach Edwards from Forte Magazine said "Run Home Slow is a beautiful, well-crafted record full of character, space, simplicity, heart, and soul; The Teskey Brothers once again blurring the boundaries of time and genre in the clearest, most enjoyable way possible."[12]

Track listing[edit]

All tracks are written by The Teskey Brothers.

1."Let Me Let You Down"4:13
2."Carry You"4:32
3."Man of the Universe"4:09
4."Hold Me"3:07
5."Paint My Heart"6:00
7."So Caught Up"3:48
8."San Francisco"4:48
9."Sunshine Baby"2:49
10."Sun Come Ease Me In"2:55
11."That Bird"4:46
Total length:45:21


Release history[edit]

Region Date Format(s) Label Catalogue
Australia 2 August 2019[19][20][21] Half Mile Harvest Recordings, Ivy League IVY485
Europe 2 August 2019 Decca 7782283 / 7782301


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  2. ^ "Man of the Universe (Official Video)". YouTube. 6 June 2019. Retrieved 16 August 2019.
  3. ^ "So Caught Up (Official Video)". YouTube. 3 July 2019. Retrieved 16 August 2019.
  4. ^ "And The Music Victoria Awards Nominees Are …". noise11. 10 October 2019. Retrieved 10 October 2019.
  5. ^ "Music Victoria Awards 2019". Music Victoria. Retrieved 1 December 2019.
  6. ^ "That's a wrap: 2020 AIR Awards winners and celebrations". the industry observer. 1 October 2020. Retrieved 1 October 2020.
  7. ^ a b Hinton, Josh (1 August 2019). "THE TESKEY BROTHERS – RUN HOME SLOW REVIEW". Culture Fly. Retrieved 3 September 2019.
  8. ^ a b Wolstenholme, Harriet (2 August 2019). "The Teskey Brothers: Run Home Slow review – Soul music of a bygone era". Go London. Retrieved 3 September 2019.
  9. ^ "Run Home Slow by The Teskey Brothers". Readings. 22 July 2019. Retrieved 3 September 2019.
  10. ^ "The Teskey Brothers – Run Home Slow". ABC. 29 July 2019. Retrieved 3 September 2019.
  11. ^ "The Teskey Brothers, Run Home Slow review". Stack Magazine. 31 July 2019. Retrieved 3 September 2019.
  12. ^ "The Teskey Brothers: Run Home Slow". Forte Magazine. 15 August 2019. Retrieved 3 September 2019.
  13. ^ " – The Teskey Brothers – Run Home Slow". Hung Medien. Retrieved 18 August 2019.
  14. ^ " – The Teskey Brothers – Run Home Slow" (in German). GfK Entertainment Charts. Retrieved 13 August 2019.
  15. ^ " – The Teskey Brothers – Run Home Slow" (in Dutch). Hung Medien. Retrieved 13 August 2019.
  16. ^ " – The Teskey Brothers – Run Home Slow". Hung Medien. Retrieved 14 August 2019.
  17. ^ "Official Albums Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 14 August 2019.
  18. ^ "ARIA End of Year Albums Chart 2019". Australian Recording Industry Association. Retrieved 10 January 2020.
  19. ^ "Run Home Slow by The Teskey Brothers". iTunes Store. Retrieved 13 August 2019.
  20. ^ "Run Home Slow (CD)". JB Hi-Fi. Retrieved 13 August 2019.
  21. ^ "Run Home Slow (180gm Vinyl LP)". JB Hi-Fi. Retrieved 13 August 2019.