Tags : the kooks

Festival Preview: Community Festival

Sunday 30th June sees Community Festival take over Finsbury Park once again! Over the past couple of years, Community has become a real must for all indie fans – flocking to see some of the biggest and brightest names. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W6JZ6IgCKKo   2019 is keeping up that tradition, with a mammoth headline set from guitar royalty […]Read More

Track Review: Soundcheck // Catfish and The Bottlemen

After an excruciating wait, Catfish and The Bottlemen return with the mighty ‘Soundcheck’.  The song begins with only lead vocalist Van McCann, a simple guitar part and a high hat. Almost immediately the definitive lyric “I raced through soundcheck just to meet you” enters, conjuring similar lustful images to those found in The Kooks’ ‘She […]Read More

Single Review: Creatures of Habit // The Kooks

The Brighton boys are back – again. Barely a year after the release of their fourth studio album, Listen, The Kooks have dropped a new single entitled ‘Creatures of Habit’. It’s certainly not a title that aptly describes the band, given how they seem to be moving further and further away from the indie acoustic roots of Inside In / Inside Out, but […]Read More

Festival Review: Zurich Openair

Each year in late August people make their way to a field in Glattbrugg, Switzerland for 4 days of music, food, drinking and dancing at the Zurich Openair festival. This year over 60 bands performed across three stages, some of them including major headliners such as The Libertines, Seeed, Skrillex and Alt-J. Occurring annually since […]Read More

10 Songs To Add To Your Summer Playlist

Summer is fast approaching and you need to be ready. With that in mind here is a selection of glowing tunes – old and new – to get you excited and prepared for the summer of 2015. Circa Waves// T-Shirt Weather Liverpool indie rockers Circa Waves received immense success in early 2015 with their debut […]Read More

Festival News: Rocking the Daisies // South Africa

“Play hard, tread lightly” That is the motto of South Africa’s largest green music festival, Rocking the Daisies, taking place from the 1st to the 4th of October this year. They are celebrating their 10th birthday this year and seem to be pulling out all the stops when coming to organising the event. Over the […]Read More

Throwback Thursday: Seaside // The Kooks

Unfortunately, being the introductory track of The Kooks 2006 album Inside In/Inside Out makes ‘Seaside’ one of those songs that you just wish was a few minutes longer. Luke Pritchard’s incredibly endearing interrogative “Do you want to go to the seaside?”, has made many a fangirl melt over the years. In fact, the acoustic simplicity of […]Read More