2015 Preview: Listen Out For #9 – Jagaara

4 Dec

Jagaara

Truth be told, we’re a little surprised that thus far the ladies of Jagaara, Jane, Ruth and Cat, have not had more ‘2015 Preview’ love across the internet. Their music so far, which consists of a couple of videos, an unmastered demo here and there that are no longer online, has tended to provoke a near universal reaction of ‘swoon’.

There are nods to soft rock power pop moments of the past; the vocals on “Faultline” do get very Pat Benatar for example (which we totally love) and the trio specialise in soft harmonies and gorgeous, intricate melodies that melt like frost in the winter sun.

Their songs are full of emotion and pain, entwined with first delicate then powerfully distressed arrangements. They make music that is not only evocative and often heart-wrenching, “Marble Arch” was wrought with a fist pounding frustration that stirs emotions within and had a suitably belt-it-out-when–you-think-no-one-is-around chorus, but it can also feel soothing and becalming. It is soft, heartfelt, lovely and quite sublime.

We were lucky enough to see them play live at Latitude this year and they were utterly bewitching. The crowd was enraptured and you got a real sense that these three young ladies would soon be much better known. We certainly think so, and with some tracks having been taken off soundcloud in recent months, it feels like there is a clearing of the decks in readiness for something new occurring. Perhaps there will be an EP or even an album in 2015? Our fingers are crossed and if there is, there’ll be a whole lot more swooning going on.



Stalk Jagaara: Facebook / Twitter

Advertisements

One Response to “2015 Preview: Listen Out For #9 – Jagaara”

  1. Name unknown December 4, 2014 at 22:29 #

    Nice and dreamy song

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: