The Ark, Preston’s online magazine, has positively reviewed The Inkhearts’ debut single with The Label Recordings, Keeping Up.

“I didn’t think it was possible for a band to come from Skelmersdale – but hey, these folks prove it can be done. Opening with a lead guitar riff that could settle anywhere from a Jim Lockey song to something from the repertoire of a more urgent Libertines, The Inkhearts’ subtle mix of desperation and hopefulness in Keeping Up does a lot to endear the band to the listener; Lauren Shaw’s vocals growing from a doleful murmur to a powerful stream of pleading angst really helps to drive the song forwards. Having had this song on repeat – purely out of preference, by the way – we’re hooked by the break…”
Read the full review on The Ark here.