'Stephen Hero' is the name one-time indie hero Patrick Fitzgerald chose to adopt for his first solo release, a 7-track mini album. Fitzgerald and his erstwhile band, Kitchens Of Distinction achieved many plaudits for their own take on guitar-based rock where songs were drenched with layer upon layer of effects achieving a dream-like euphoria, although they gained just as much press attention for their openly gay lyrics; a worthy cause but they should be chiefly remembered for their fine music rather than any supposed political agenda. Approaching his late thirties you would expect Fitzgerald's mood to be reflective rather than vitriolic and the overall feel of 'Landed' is just so. With assistance from KOD bandmate Julian Swales, Fitzgerald can still deliver rousing anthems such as 'A Howl? At 3 A.M.' and 'Krave' and his lyrics remain as ethereal as the music ("The television is eight feet wide. We travel through double rainbows"). As a mini album it's a half hour well spent which will certainly delight fans of his earlier career.