"The band delivers pristine and melancholy instrumentals that pitch camp in our hearts while we're serenaded by David Drouin's emotional and soothing vocals."
"Steeped in adrenaline but chill-inducing in a way that is only possible when a sense of urgency finds no relief, the beats that power the backend of Cold Engines “She Looks a Lot Like You” are much a cornerstone of the singer/songwriter’s construction of a narrative in this track, and its companion music video, as any single lyric, is (if not a bit more so when it counts the most)."
-World Fashion Magazine
"She Looks a Lot Like You" is easily one of this spring's best debuts and a terrific way of getting to know it's enigmatic creator."
-The National Post
"From the creative compositional arrangement and impressive instrumentation, to the original vocal performance and catchy hook, fans of Cold Engines, as well as those who appreciate new and creative music, will definitely want to hear, "She Looks A Lot Like You."
"Cold Engine’s new song has all the foot tapping beats, authentic vocals, seductive lyrics and lush production to ease your craving for something old school yet contemporary."
"The candid lyricism cuts like a knife, as the poetic words reflect the feelings that many will have felt this year. 'The Darkest Part' seems to land somewhere between Neil Young and Bruce Springsteen, which is quite the spot."
"Through mesmerizing guitar solos, electrifying organ elements, and a tightly-wound drum beat, Cold Engines is genuinely making a name for themselves with powerful singles like these. Ending the song off with the utmost energy and passion. We can't help but lose ourselves in the heat that Cold Engines delivers."
"Overall, this new track can do no wrong in my eyes. I relish the guitar tone, and the rhythm has me swaying to its timeless foundation. But, is this is the best yet from Cold Engines? It is certainly up there. Also, it proves that the band are just as relevant today as they were when indie was talk of the town."
"The instrumentation is topped off with the lead singer's impressive vocal range and impassioned songwriting. His lyrics offer a full and immersive experience."
"The Darkest Part has the spirit of Ray Charles tuned to the sweet blues of Fats Domino."
"Once the lead vocalist beings to pour his heart and soul into the track through deepened lyricism, he keeps our ears locked right into his heartfelt sound that moves mountains."
Cold Engines frontman David Drouin has never shied away from a challenge. He’s an ambitious creator, and the band’s impending release may just be his craziest creation to date. The band has launched a VIP pre-order of their new album, “The Last Resort,” which, in its entirety is a rock opera based on the 1990 film “Total Recall.”
"Kuato Lives" is a psychedelic future rock journey from start to finish. A celebration of guitar harmonies and mathy classic rock jam outs. Epic and even inspirational, the song is completely instrumental and doesn't let up for a second. "Your Not In Love" is like a smooth contemporary rock track that's got that powerful 80's chorus that really puts you in the end credits of your favorite flicks growing up.
- Recording Artists Guild
"From the well balanced production and impressive instrumentation, to the authentic vocal performance, fans of Cold Engines, as well as those who appreciate new and creative music, will definitely want to hear this single. The vocal color is clean and emotive; seamlessly synchronizing with the flow of the instrumental accompaniment."
"Cold Engines lead a progressive track with "Kuato Lives", balancing the intensity evenly throughout the song. Creating a forward pop/rock track with "Kuato Lives", Cold Engines was successfully able to merge punchy tunes with a heroic melody. All in all, "Kuato Lives" kept us entertained to the point where we became fully aware that Cold
"Cold Engines lead a progressive track with "Kuato Lives", balancing the intensity evenly throughout the song. Creating a forward pop/rock track with "Kuato Lives", Cold Engines was successfully able to merge punchy tunes with a heroic melody. All in all, "Kuato Lives" kept us entertained to the point where we became fully aware that Cold Engines is the band to look out for this year."
"When a song is undeniable, that’s what it is: Undeniable. Cold Engines frontman sings the lyrics of the song as if his life depends on it, which also happens to be the way that I like my music."
-Grunge Cake Article
"Featuring a lush arrangement that is delicately laid out to accompany the excitable falsetto voice of Dave Drouin. Instruments enter and leave as the track builds into a hard rock bridge section with a face melter of a solo. Comparable to other Boston rockers such as Ripe. All about the fun."
-Hot Lunch Music Article
"The acoustic intro and warm vocals in 'The Darkest Part' present a calm setting, so don’t be shy to recline in your seat and relax to this groove. Cold Engine is known for its use of interesting vocal harmonies and melody driven tunes, and it’s no different here as the vocals blend nicely with the song’s top-notch production, capturing t
"The acoustic intro and warm vocals in 'The Darkest Part' present a calm setting, so don’t be shy to recline in your seat and relax to this groove. Cold Engine is known for its use of interesting vocal harmonies and melody driven tunes, and it’s no different here as the vocals blend nicely with the song’s top-notch production, capturing the listener in a room of chill textures."
-ETV Read Article
"Musically, ‘The Darkest Part’ comes with a unique angle when comparing it to the rest of the noise in the current chart. As a result, it boasts a texture which comes in just a little bit different. Also, the arrangement is refreshing with the shape changing regularly."
-Brand Weekly Read Article
"Ahead of the release of their fifth album Kiss My Heart (which is due next month, May 2019), Boston-based band Cold Engines keeps the fans engaged with another single. “Shady Lover” carries an addictive hook, soulful vocals and a funky swagger. The groovy song infuses a shade of R&B and is, simply, sublime.genuine love."
-Aipate Read Post
"Get some Indie Rock, and infuse it with some Funk and Soul, and what do you get? You get an inspirational New England band in the name of Cold Engines. Originality and charisma is at its best for an emerging rock band bursting in the scene. Their latest song ’Shady Lover’ will get you going inside yourself to the point where you’ll have to dance"
-Noble Vybe Read Post
"Cold Engines is New England’s way of thanking the rock n’ roll nature of our individual souls. The machine like touring attitude of the band, on a mission to salvage our ears and musical sentiments, to that gloriously reachable plateau. We think Cold Engines can help us get to that mountain peak."
-comeherefloyd Read Article
"Cold Engines' Show You Crazy is a shapeshifter of a song that moves from cool groove driven dance pop sounds to big post rock guitar-centric tones back to indie pop grooves until all the sounds converge into one."
-American Pancake Read Post
"A funky rock n roll guitar that is at its best when it shows off the horns and guitar solos. Money’s soul brings 70s nostalgia to a new generation in dire need of simple grooviness. The mantra brings Bruno Mars to mind. “Money” is a song that calls for swagger and dance."
-Tongue Tied Magazine Post
"Cold Engines has delivered a track that will seep into your soul and rock you into the feeling of romance. The vocal comes across as soulful and lustful yet is still clearly driven by the force of genuine love."
-Rock The Pigeon Read Article
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