CMU Approved

Approved: Shopping

By | Published on Monday 18 May 2015


Fronted by Trash Kit’s Rachel Aggs, Shopping provided the perfect Friday night boost in the grand Paganini Ballroom at The Great Escape last week.

Channelling The Slits, Gang Of Four and a bit of highlife, and thanks to Aggs’ distinct guitar and vocal styles, they’re not entirely dissimilar in sound to Trash Kit. Which is by no means a complaint – there’s definitely a dividing line between the two, meaning they complement each other rather than step on each others toes.

Shopping’s self-released debut album, originally put out in 2013, received a re-release through FatCat earlier this year, with their second album due out through the same label imminently.

Listen to their debut single, and live highlight, ‘In Other Words’, here: