Blackpool’s Jekyll are a band going places – something Backseat Mafia predicted back in 2014 when we reviewed one of their first singles ‘I Do What I Can’. Now, having signed with Fierce Panda Records and booked through International Talent Bookings (ITB) along with bands such as Editors and Kasabian, Jekyll have released a fantastic new single called ‘Marionettes’.
You can hear why there is a buzz about this band. While echoes of Radiohead, Muse may be heard in the distance, Jekyll have always maintained their own distinctive visceral edge that makes them stand out. ‘Marionettes’ combines shard-like slicing guitars and singer Joel Foster’s emotional expressive vocals with a rhythm section that thunders and rumbles along. It’s dramatic, it’s poised and it’s cathartic: everything a good rock song should be: