Single Reviews 30/11/20

Our Single Of The Week this week comes via SHADER and their cover of the Simple Minds classic (Don’t You) Forget About Me. Not only do they do the anthem justice, they expand on the song by putting their own stamp all over it. Not too different in terms of the format of the original, which is a positive, Shader have released perhaps the best ‘lockdown cover’ we can recall. Stream here.

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Single Reviews - 20/11/20

Mike Clerk is a Scottish Singer-Songwriter and Keep Movin’ is his second release. Phenomenal. The best song you’ll hear all week. Piano chords appear on top of a fuzzy guitar riff. Understated vocals. A massive sound. Reflecting on a dizzying few months, Mike said “Since I put the first single out it all went a bit wild. I never expected it to be honest, as I’ve not even been able to gig yet - and especially during a time like this where most of the industry is really struggling. I mean, I have mates that do sound engineering and tour managing for some huge bands that are having to get jobs at Amazon to keep themselves afloat - it’s beyond brutal, so I never expected to end up in a position to be signing anything apart from mail deliveries. It’s the main reason why I’ve still never bothered approaching any record labels to work with on putting out the album. It’d just be bad manners to go knocking on anyone's door while they’ve got their own problems to deal with”.

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The New Nostalgia Amaze On New Release 'Millennial Love' (With Video)

The New Nostalgia are a four piece band from the north-west who spend a lot of time in Amsterdam. They are Patrick McCallion (vocals, guitar), James Sands (guitar), Sam Bramhall (bass guitar) and Charles Adey (drums). Their latest single Millennial Love was released last week and follows recent singles Fragile Bones and Nothing Is New. All three songs are  taken from their upcoming debut album..

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