The Magic Gang | Shallow
by Lieke Kessels
A prrrrety magical retro style song, confessing what we all fear is to be true about ourselves. We’re all so shallow. The riffs remind me of Cuby + Blizzards with a taste of contemporary apathy. A confessional song about the modern condition that we’re all not as special as we wish we were, amplified by the borrowing of tools from decades ago. By the end you catch yourself singing along at the top of you lungs, confessing your own unapologetic shallowness. And you feel a better person for it.
Taken from The Magic Gang’s a recent recording stint by man-of-the-moment MJ from Hookworms, Shallow follows on from 2013’s Bruises and nicely sets up the bands forthcoming support slot with Swim Deep or their The Fly Awards show at The Ritz in Manchester on February 1st and the NME Awards show at London’s KOKO on February 17th. Listen below.