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The Buoys have added another burst of colour to their musical palette, and on their third EP, Unsolicited Advice For Your DIY Disaster, they’ve shown us angsty, honest indie-rock with a pop twist.
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It was just last year that they shared their second EP, All This Talking Gets Us Nowhere. Thankfully, their latest effort has lost none of the punchiness of its predecessor.
And, coming in at six tracks, it’ll leave you hungry for more. It kicks off with the riffy, dance floor worthy Bad Habit—a track that took all but five seconds to hook us in. Instead of sticking us in a Groundhog day situation, with each track sounding the same, The Buoys have expertly flexed between moments that’ll have you busting out your best air guitar and cathartic, raw masterpieces.
Unsolicited Advice For Your DIY Disaster is not just an EP to move your body to, but one to stop your car in an abandoned parking lot and scream your lungs out to. The Buoys have made one powerful statement here.
Lie To Me Again is not only a stunning example of the latter but the strongest track on the EP. Lead singer/guitarist Zoe Catterall has put her personal life on full display here, sparking a vulnerable, emotionally empowering vocal performance. Tess Wilkin (drums), Courtney Cunningham (bass) and Hilary Geddes (guitars) are just as impressive, bringing liberation with their melodies. Unsolicited Advice For Your DIY Disaster is not just an EP to move your body to, but one to stop your car in an abandoned parking lot and scream your lungs out to. The Buoys have made one powerful statement here.
STANDOUT TRACKS: Car Park, Lie To Me Again, Drive Me Home
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