We don’t know about you, but a quick poll around the Alphabet Bands office revealed that 100% of people decided that the best course of action following their A-Levels was to go on to University. Sure, there was talk of a gap year, maybe going to India or someplace similar and ‘finding ourselves’, getting a job was even mooted at some point, but there was definitely no chat about making infectious, guitar driven anti-pop songs.
But then, not one of Eimear Coyle, Cheylene Murphy, Ryan McGroarty or Kieran Coyle works in the Alphabet Bands’ office. Not that we wouldn’t have them you understand, but they are far too busy being Wonder Villains and recording tracks like “Ferrari”. Fifty percent of this four-piece from Derry, Northern Ireland, just got their A-Level results yet they already have achievements like winning the Northern Ireland Music awards ‘Contenders’ title, and supporting the likes of New Young Pony Club, The Human League and The Undertones.
There’s a lot to enjoy about “Ferrari”, great riffs, a fantastic hook and lovely breathy vocals but it is the video game-esque keys that we really love.
“Ferrari” was released on 19 February through No Dancing Records in association with Third Bar, check it out below.