6 February provided a very strong podcast from 6-Music Introducing, with loads of great music – and these two – which are standouts in their own particular way. We have them in the right order, I think.
First, some simple, fun, irresistible pop.
Second, something with a bit more oomph, and – if you’re anything like me (?) – a song that makes you go ‘wow’. The following words are borrowed from the band’s website:
A stellar performance from guest vocalist Carolyn Smail, that fizzes through verses and soars in the choruses, is set to a backdrop of dirty synths, crystalline guitars and the part man, part machine never-ending motorik beat.