Review of SeaWitches – Stars single


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Based in Liverpool, Jo Herring and Laura Caldwell met in 2007 through friends; a meeting that resulted in an explosion of creativity where songwriting, musicianship and visual art collided to create SeaWitches. 2012 saw Tilo Pirnbaum joining the band on drums and Jamie Jenkin was recruited on guitar in 2014.
The band gig regularly in Liverpool, where they’ve played Sound City, Music Week and the Green Party Conference as well as hosting their own nights supporting other well known bands like Eagulls and Giant Drag.
Stars was released by The Label Recordings on 16th February 2015.
There’s a great sound and vibe to this song, it creates a great tension between the jangly guitar riff and shoegaze feel of parts of the song. The vocals have a laid back feel and create a nice edge.
The song opens with a great jangly riff which is a theme of the song which is propelled by solid drumming. The vocals create a great tension against this jangly riff by having a laid back and shoegaze feel to them at times. There’s also a really nice change to a more uptempo feel in the chorus.