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Approved: Girl Band

By | Published on Thursday 23 January 2014

Girl Band

Since 2012, Dublin four-piece Girl Band have put out a small but consistently good collection of singles and EPs. First to catch my attention was a cover of techno producer Blawan’s ‘Why They Hide Their Bodies Under My Garage?’, eight minutes of grinding guitar beneath a deadpan take on the track’s original vocals.

Their latest original material sees them build on the foundations laid by that cover, keeping the overdriven sound of their earlier work but moving further away from traditional rock song structures.

Just back from the Eurosonic Noorderslag festival in the Netherlands, they’ve played two UK gigs this week, the second of which is at The Old Blue Last in London tonight. After that there are four dates lined up in Ireland – details here.

And now, let’s have a listen to the lead track from that new single, ‘Lawman’: