ALBUM REVIEW: Rosco Bandana “Time To Begin”

Artist: Rosco Bandana

Album: Time To Begin

Genre: Indie/Americana/Folk

Label: Hard Rock Records


Rosco Bandana’s debut album “Time To Begin” brings a fresh new sound to the indie/Americana/folk rock scene.  The seven piece band provides a feel good vibe to their music that will certainly instill uplifting thoughts and feelings within listeners.  The album’s opening track “Time To Begin” has an upbeat, folk rock sound to it full of vocal harmonies that are reminiscent of Fleetwood Mac at times.  The song also sets the tone for the rest of the album.  Rosco Bandana displays a multitude of diverse musical talents and influences throughout their debut album.  Soft and somber vocals and rhythms on “By and By” along with the trance like gypsy rock tune “EL Luna” represent the band’s wide range of musical talent and song writing ability.


Time To Begin” is also the first album to be released on the newly created Hard Rock Records.  Back in 2011, Rosco Bandana won Hard Rock Records Hard Rock Rising Competition” in which they competed against more than 12,000 different bands.  The group of seven close friends from Gulfport, Mississippi was soon sent off to Los Angeles to work with renowned producer Greg Collins on their debut album “Time To Begin“.  Rosco Bandana spent this past summer embarking on small Midwest tour performing at various Hard Rock Hotel locations.  With an incredible live performance that radiates feel good energy from start to finish, Rosco Bandana has been gaining fans everywhere they go.  Rosco Bandana’s debut album released on September 25, 2012 on Hard Rock Records and is available now on Amazon and iTunesRosco Bandana is currently embarking on their first U.S. tour promoting their debut studio album, “Time To Begin“.  To learn more about how the band came to be, what the experience has been like up to this point for them, and much more about Rosco Bandana, follow the link below to our exclusive interview with the band and photos from their performance at the Hard Rock Hotel’s Lollapalooza After Party 2012.


‘Time To Begin’ LP Tracklist

01  Time To Begin
02  Woe Is Me
03  By And By
04  Radio Band Singer
05  Tender
06  Heartbreak Shape
07  Black Ol’ Water
08  El Luna
09  Tangled Up
10  Long Way Down

Rosco Bandana Interview