New Irish Sounds: Hush War Cry
The name: Hush War Cry
The deal: four qualified architects dropping sweet, sweeping guitar rock and joining Toby Kaar, Reid, Fingersmith, Brian Deady, I'll Eat Your Face, Versives and the soon-to-be-massive Young Wonder in proving that Cork city is one of the most bountiful artistic spots on this island. Only two songs have surfaced so far, both of which sound like lost tracks from Wild Beasts' Kate Bush-inspired second album Two Dancers.
The sound: Ambitious, compelling dream pop featuring lush arrangements, big words and a bit of blue-eyed soul. 'Lily' in particular, with its sky-scraping vocal and vintage-sounding chorus, is unmissable. And free. Don't forget free.
Psst. Here's a snippet from the forthcoming 'Apparitions'...
They say: "I can't control the things ...