London trio Come At The King released their new single ‘Good Bad Influence’, this Friday just gone. Following the success of previous singles, ‘The Chase’ and ‘It’s A Good Life’, CATK are rightfully looking to reach new heights with this one.
A tense yet mellow single, this tune is almost two in one. It starts with a bouncing, picky guitar riff before the gain sweeps over it all and a new direction is swiftly taken. In this shifting piece of indie rock, is a noticeable euphoric aspect and energy that is set to uplift any listener.
This track is very easy to listen to and all segments of the band work well together, implying a real chemistry within the three piece. What else is easy to unpack, are the band’s influences. No-nonsense guitar tones are recognisable akin to that of 2010s indie like Kings of Leon and then there’s the delivery (especially when the song breaks out) which brings forth flecks of Oasis or The Stone Roses – considerably when the chords swell in the background to a marching beat and a supportive bass.
Come At The King are a rock and roll three-piece from London, drawing influence from the blues-infused sounds of the early 00's garage rock revival (The White Stripes, Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, The Vines, Kings of Leon. Blended with the big riffs, hooking choruses and solos, the band’s attitude and swagger is admittedly reminiscent of the mid 90's Britpop scene (Oasis, The Stone Roses, The Charlatans).
Previously described by other suitors as “gloriously filthy rock and roll”, the trio from the City are constantly proving that if you Come At The King, you best not miss…