His vocals throughout fall somewhere between the sneer and snarl of Arctic Monkey’ Alex Turner and The Strokes’ Julian Casablancas, and the whisky-soaked gravelly tone of Paolo Nutini. Certainly, there are infleunces of each on the blissful indie-pop of album opener The Thump, which sounds like what the result would be if Nutini did a cover of a Strokes tune, as does the funky blues of The Quartet. Division mimics a stripper-back Monkeys track without the heavy guitars but swagger still kept intact.
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