Fears Chella are an evocative Stoke/Manchester based ‘Slackerpop’ band who cheekily blur elements of grunge and pop with sparkles of dreamy and chaotic 90s indie-rock. Forming in 2016 Fears Chella quickly gained support from Huw Stephens on Radio 1, Shell Zenneron Amazing Radio, Hattie Pearson, The Unsigned Guide’s ‘Artist Spotlight’, Ditto Music and BBC Introducing. The band have now released their new single ‘Polaroid’ which follows the success of their previous singles ‘Girlfriend’ and ‘Lush’ which have earned the band playlisting slots with Spotify, 150k streams and a plethora of blog and radio coverage. The new single ‘Polaroid’ is “A song about the intoxicating feelings of that freeze-framed teen abandon you get with new loves, and about the games people play when really everyone just needs to feel wanted”. Having spent 2017 playing shows like headlining stages at Dot To Dot Festival and slots at Threshold Festival and Sonder Festival the band have also been busy playing shows with the likes of The Big Moon, Get Inuit, Honeyblood, All Tvvins, King No-One and PINS. All of this has been in culmination for Fears Chella upcoming 2018 tour starting in March.
‘Polaroid’ is a fizzy luscious can of sugar indie pop bursting with sunny vibes and energetic youthfulness. Vibrant zesty guitars interweave between a foot tapping beat and an irresistible honey coated melody. This track explodes with sparkling luminosity as swirling adrenaline infused soundscapes deliver a sugar rush of bliss while jangly guitars add a refreshing spritz of sharpness to the sweet syrupy euphoric track. Its a peppy, catchy, sun kissed anthem bursting with oodles of youthful pizzazz and intensity.
You can catch Fears Chella live at:
2nd March // Birmingham // Actress & Bishop
8th March // London // Old Blue Last
9th March // Brighton // Hope & Ruin
10th March // Norwich // Epic Studios
13th March // Leeds // Oporto
15th March // Glasgow // Broadcast
16th March // Manchester // Night and Day Cafe
17th March // Stoke // Sugarmill
22nd March // Nottingham // Boedga
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Stoke/Manchester based band Fears Chella have released their new single ‘Lush’. The track follows the success of their last single ‘Girlfriend’, which earned the band playlists slots with Ditto Music, Spotify, Hattie Pearson and Shell Zenner along with BBC Introducing ‘Track of the Week’, support from Huw Stephens on Radio 1 and a plethora of media. With upcoming shows supporting The Big Moon and MISFIRES, whispers of a headline tour around the corner and previous shows headlining a stage at Dot To Dot, slots at Threshold and Sonder Festival as well as slots supporting All Tvvins, Honeyblood, LIFE, King No-One and PINS these guys are really grabbing attention and making their sound heard.
‘Lush’ is a juicy burst of refreshing indie pop. Smooth and breezy these guys glide in on an effortlessly cool wave of sun soaked indie sprinkled pop with a hint of grunge underneath. Dreamy lavish soundscapes swish around sharp guitar stings and a soft bouncy beat. It’s anthemic with a catchy chorus and exhilarating instrumentals. It’s an adrenaline rush of youthful bliss. Sugar coated and sweet yet blustery and raw. Fears Chella keep their sound edgy and polished at the same time to create a hazy dreamy, airy almost chaotic 90’s tinged indie banger. To put it simply it’s well ‘Lush’.
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Fears Chella are an evocative Stoke/Manchester based band who cheekily blur elements of grunge and pop with sparkles of dreamy and chaotic 90s indie-rock,Having finished 2016 with support from Huw Stephens on Radio 1, Shell Zenner for Amazing Radio, The Unsigned Guide’s ‘Artist Spotlight’ and BBC Introducing along with playing a string of shows, which included support slots for All Tvvins, Honeyblood and PINS, band members Andy Gannon, Dylan Mellor, Tom O’Neill and Ben Tansey have released their infectious new single ‘ Girlfriend.’ The single follows up on the huge buzz from the bands debut single ‘Cool’.
‘Girlfriend’ is sun soaked blazing indie dream pop, edgy and punchy yet polished and sleek in all the right places. Bursting with energy and vitality this track is brimming and gleaming with bright hazy luminosity that evokes images of sun and good times. This track is ablaze with zealous fiery guitars that smoulder through the verses exploding with zest and dynamism for the chorus. With a punchy bounce on drums teamed with a spring-like lively bass its a buoyant refreshing blast of indie pop. Infectious sweet melody and smooth vocals are the icing on this delicious cake as Fears Chella prove they have talent to deliver rich mouth watering tunes that you will want to put on repeat. These guys have a bright future ahead.
Stream ‘Girlfriend’ below