Highly regarded Oxford band Glass Animals have made their debut album ZABA available to stream in full online. The album is not released until next week, but the band are hosting an official stream of it on their website. To listen to ZABA in full head over there: glassanimals.eu – preorders are open on iTunes […]
It’s June! Time for sun, festivals, BBQs, beer gardens and the World Cup! It’s also time for some very exciting-looking new albums. Last month saw the release of big albums from the likes of The Horrors, Gruff Rhys, The Black Keys, Chromeo, Coldplay and Echo and The Bunneymen – so June has got its work […]
My A-Z round up of the new singles available for digital download this week.
Single Of The Week
Foxes – ‘Let Go For Tonight’
The second single from their debut album and this is a much more accomplished listen than their first cut. With a bombastic backing tune and a hugely danceable vibe, with Louisa Rose Allen’s vocals belting out, this is a great slice of bouncy pop with some well-placed lyrics, musical breaks and a fun, closing section. Hopefully this will do well for the young singer in the charts. (7.5/10)
Sparse, off-kilter, atmospheric pop – everyone’s making it at the minute. A lot of it, as usual when something gets a bit popular, is pretty rubbish and derivative, but there’s also some gems to be found in this burgeoning scene. Oxford’s Glass Animals are definitely one to put in the ‘gems’ section – but don’t […]