Glasgow’s finest all girl-band TeenCanteen have graced us with a new four track EP entitled Sirens.
The band have already built up a positive reputation, following the release of their debut album Say It All With A Kiss last year, which received very high critical acclaim and was followed with several sold out gigs and festival appearances across the UK.
It is clear to see that Sirens maintains the high standard the girls have set out for themselves and it gives us a taste of what we can expect from them as their career and reputation grow stronger.
Opening track, ‘What You Gonna Do About Me’ includes the perfect mix of rebellious lyrics and a playful, pop-influenced sound alongside the distinct vocals present in all TeenCanteen tracks.
‘Millions’ contains lyrics and a style that is unexpected from the band, as it is a very deep and emotional track, with pained vocals and touching lyrics, alongside the sound of a girl crying towards the end of the track.
From a band who are normally very emotionally driven in a rebellious and confident way, this tracks comes as both a pleasant surprise and an entirely fresh outlook on the style that the band wish to achieve.
Closer, ‘Sirens’ is a beautiful, stripped back and nostalgic number with acoustic piano as the prominent musical accompaniment to harmonic, light vocals.
It is an interesting way to end the EP, as it is a complete juxtaposition to the opening track, both lyrically and musically.
Sirens provides an excellent insight into the eclectic ability of the band and, without a doubt, will spark excitement for what is soon to come from this extremely talented four-piece.
Words: Orla Brady