Afterlife - Yuuki Matthews mix
“.....They’ve got the lot. Confidence, aesthetic, understated swagger, tunes and hangovers. Instantly reminded me of peak Gomez, the vocals especially, there’s some LCD Soundsystem in there, a touch of early Arcade Fire and some Bon Iver but they’re definitely their own beast.
Each song’s a journey in its own right keeping you latched on waiting for the next turn. There are swoops and drops out of nowhere, a vocal hook and then it soars, pokes you hard in the chest and then hugs you with a meaningful line that seems like it had you in its crosshairs. The lyrics are honest and diverse, non-exclusive and I think the locked-on audience stayed that way because everyone watching was relating to what they were hearing. ‘Tell Me Something’ is fit to grace any headliner’s set, epic live, hooky as fuck from the first note, they had every pair of eyeballs in their pockets, fuelled with quality line after quality line and hook after hook, “days they go easier if we don’t speak, soon I haven’t seen your face for weeks, months they go easier if I don’t think, I start unravelling when I drink”, the “woo hoo ooh!” was being chanted back with ever increasing gusto by the audience. It’s no wonder they’re headlining the Lunar stage at the weighty Moseley Folk n Arts Festival this week with The Zutons and Public Service Broadcasting on the bill”