Tuesday, 12 May 2015

YEALLOW - SINGLE REVIEW

Yeallow - The Trick (Try & Dye Records) 
Yeallow - The Trick

Release Date: Out Now

When you see a band made up of chaps called Fred, Ted, Bill and Ced you could be forgiven for expecting them to be a bunch of toothless Yorkshiremen playing spoons and a tea chest. Instead, this quartet hail from Strasbourg and cite influences like Zappa, Muse, Radiohead and LCD Soundsystem. Intrigued? I know I am. This latest single from Yeallow, 'The Trick', has a Zappa meets the Strokes riff to it initially before breaking in to something between Metal Molly, Soulwax, Young Knives and a French version of early Supergrass. The relentless, scuzzy guitars are punctured only by a poppy bass line and the kind of middle eight that you might expect from Dutch Uncles. Yeallow are the musical equivalent of a Lord who has run out of money - classy at the core but rough around the edges.

More information: https://www.facebook.com/Yeallow.Club?fref=ts

Live Dates:

22nd May - No Man's Land, Volmerange Les Mines
13th June - Phalsart Festival, Phalsbourg
16th June - MUDD CLUB, Strasbourg w/Parlor Snakes
20th June - Chez Paulette, Pagney w/Caesaria

4th July - Why Not, Dudelange

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