Track: Bandicoot have the ‘Worried Blues’: another excessively brilliant single from the entertaining Welsh band.

Bandicoot have an attitude and an impeccable sense of theatre and drama that make their releases utterly cathartic and completely mesmerising. We premiered the video for their last single ‘Fuzzy’ – seductive with all the delicacy of a velvet coated sledgehammer – and the band has released a follow up single ‘Worried Blues’: another blast of acerbic and visceral indie rock that is dripping with a sense of hedonistic excess with a melancholic, bitter sweet aftertaste.

With reverberated, gilding vocals that go from a whisper to a roar, the song builds up to a wild unhinged crescendo with thumping piano and percussion that is brain shattering. The song batters and clatters along without restraint, pausing with a sparse spinal rhythm interlude before shaking off the straight jacket. It’s an absolute blast. Think of a meeting between the Jon Spencer Blues Explosion, The Birthday Party and a dirty bomb in some dark, dank back alley:

‘Worried Blues’ is out through Libertino Records. Connect with Bandicoot online at FacebookTwitterSpotifyBandcamp and Instagram.

Feature Photograph: @BethanMillerco

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