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If you were to stumble across one of Doonie Way’s songs, you couldn’t be blamed for thinking they were some big-shot surf rock band, but they’re a relatively new four-piece from the humble hills of Gippsland, Victoria.
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With only a handful of songs behind them, every single one shows that Doonie Way know exactly what sound they’re trying to achieve and their latest single Stumblin’ showcases what they’re all about perfectly.
The memorable “Daaaa, Da Da Da Da” of the chorus is reminiscent of Dear Seattle’s Daytime TV and is guaranteed to be belted out by festival crowds and slurred around at the pub once life goes back to normal. Such a simple chorus might seem like a bit of a cop out to some listeners, but the contagious positivity radiates happiness and that’s what the world needs right now.
The surf-rock newbies over in Doonie Way are making fire.
The lyrics in the verses touch on a more serious topic, revolving around feelings at the end of a relationship and struggling with the balance of letting go while still caring for that person. The band have described Stumblin’ as a fun and catchy crowd favourite, with the depth to the lyrics targeted at those wanting to invest past the surface, carefree vibe of the song.
Doonie Way keep the vibes positive throughout the song with bright and cheery guitars and chipper drums, but the real showstopper in this track is the funky bass line tying this track together. Production on this track is killer and the bass cuts through perfectly, which we all know can be overlooked at times.
The surf-rock newbies over in Doonie Way are making fire, and it’ll be cool to claim you liked this band before they were massive.
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