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J▲M: The Pierces – Kings / Believe In Me

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The Pierce sisters have returned with not one, but two brand new songs! I was a big fan of the singles from their last album “You & I”, so new Pierces music now requires mandatory coverage. “Kings” is the catchy stomper with sweet harmonies, sweeter hooks and a Carole King reference, while lead single “Believe In Me” is the MOR midtempo ballad for Radio 2 listeners to slow dance to. Both tracks are a taster of their upcoming fifth album “Creation”, out June 2 in the UK. If the album maintains this level of quality, then it’s safe to say it should be quite a pleasant listen.

 

W▲TCH: The Pierces – Kings

 

One thing I’m not so sure about is the visual aesthetics this era. On one hand it’s nice that they’re leaving behind the ’70s boho look which has become a bit lazy, on the other hand, judging by the ironically ‘lo-fi’ videos, it now looks like they’ve been spending time at dated mall photo booths.

 

W▲TCH: The Pierces – Believe In Me

 

Pre-order the album to get “Kings” as an instant track.
More on The Pierces.

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One response

  1. I actually kinda like their new style…it’s like the 90’s are coming back, or something. But maybe my love of The Pierces is clouding that…

    April 7, 2014 at 11:54 PM

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