It’s been five years since Maximo Park toured North America; five years since their last Boston gig, a respectable showing at the Paradise. It’s been closer to seven years since they first played the Middle East. Check out our review of their show!
Frontmen around the world should take a cue from Paul Smith, singer/wordsmith extraordinaire of Maximo Park, and learn to take a step away and do that solo album you always talk about so you can come back to your original band re-energized and refocused. That’s exactly what The National Health, Maximo Park’s fourth full-length, sounds like: A band reinvigorated and rekindling that debut album feeling all over again. They say that absence makes the heart grow fonder and in the [...]