Barely out of their creative wombs, UK alternative rock band Spears has been sparking some keen attention for themselves in the few months of their existence, and are bound to stir things up again with the release of their new single Little White Lights. The song reveals plenty as to the fuss emerging over the band and alone makes a very potent base for the Sheffield quartet to build upon.
With their ages ranging from 16, through frontman Rowan Scott, to eighteen, Spears is young and fresh in every aspect, and as their first single shows, also very accomplished. The video for Little White Lights caught the eye and enthusiasm of BBC Introducing, which seemingly as much as anything led to its single release, and with a successful appearance at Brighton’s The Great Escape Festival it looks like 2015 is brewing up to be a major year for the band.
Little White Lights opens with thrusts of spicy guitar, further sonic hues adding their bait within a few already flavoursome seconds before it all settles into a vibrant and mischievous stroll. Rhythms bring appealing bulk to the song from this point whilst the vocals add expressive and energetic captivation, their presence sparking perfectly off the evolving adventure in the music around them. A mellower caress cups ears before things get tangy again, a new wave like spicing enriching the inventive and off beat twists and turns of the song throughout. With a more straightforward heavier rock foraging of ears also contagiously breaking out, the track is an eventful and resourceful introduction to the band and their highly enjoyable sound.
Obviously it is only one song heard but if Spears continue in this vein, they will be gaining and exciting a great many more eager appetites before this year alone is out.
Little White Lights is released on 31st Aug via End of The Trail Records.
Check out its video below…