We Love ‘Lucky One’ by Why We Love

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There seems to be a lot of really good music coming out of Bristol lately, not least of all Why We Love, a sibling fronted four-piece who specialise in Indie-Pop.

Their single, ‘Lucky One’, was released in late January, and is from their forthcoming EP, ‘The Boy You Knew’, to be released on My Little Empire Records in March.

With a sound that reminds us of The Housemartins, blended with a touch of much lamented Irish band, The Thrills, and more than a touch of The Smiths, ‘Lucky One’ is perky and fun. The accompanying video is no less fun, and features the four carrying a sofa all the way to the top of a hill, past canals, through mud…only for Joe to discover that he doesn’t fit, so he goes back and gets himself a chair.

Why We Love is made up of siblings Joe and Rachel, who share vocals, and play lead guitar and bass respectively; Anthony (described as having “much hair”) is also on guitar, while the quartet is made complete with Matt on drums.

‘Lucky One’ is available from Bandcamp and iTunes.

Find Why We Love on their website, Twitter, Facebook, Soundcloud and Instagram.

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Lisa loves all good music, with particular fondness for Jedward and David Bowie. She's interviewed Edward Grimes (Jedward), Kevin Godley, Trevor Horn, Paul Young, Peter Cox (Go West), Brendan B Brown (Wheatus), Bruce Foxton (The Jam), among many many more. Lisa is also available for freelance writing - please email lisa@essentiallypop.com

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