Gaffa Tape Sandy Offer New Single From Upcoming EP
Gaffa Tape Sandy are teasing us with lead single ‘Headlights’, from their upcoming EP, set to be released this summer. The Bury St. Edmunds trio stick to their signature garage-rock sound on the track, but there’s a shade of C86-flavoured indie pop present as well. It’s not the heaviest track they’ve released, but showcases their versatility. In short, if you were to take The
The vocal interplay between Kim Jarvis and Catherine Lindley-Neilson fits in seamlessly with the instrumentals, which chop and change between sprightly pop and relatively distorted fuzz. “I think you’re a little bit sadder than you let on”, they sing, inviting the noise-pop of the chorus. There’s a lot going on in just under three minutes; it’s not a song that’s easy to get tired of listening to on repeat.
British alternative isn’t in a rut by any means, but it’s still refreshing to hear an upcoming band put out such an accomplished track. To sum up, it keeps us waiting in eager anticipation for the EP – make no mistake, Gaffa Tape Sandy are a band we need right now.
Catch Gaffa Tape Sandy live this summer:
05 Apr – Norwich Arts Centre, Norwich
12 Apr – Washed Out Festival, Brighton
25 Apr – The Amersham Arms, London
11 May – The Great Escape, Brighton
17 May – Top Of The Alcopop, The Dome, London
15 June – Truck Festival, Oxfordshire
‘I’m a music and culture journalist currently based in the West Midlands. Always on the lookout for up-and-coming artists but my favourite bands include IDLES and Arctic Monkeys. Probably last seen at a gig.