London-based quartet Buggs have returned with new single ‘Flaws’, a track that literally has no flaws.
‘Flaws’ gives me an early 90’s indie rock vibe. Think of bands like Veruca Salt, Throwing Muses etc. The organ on the track gives off funereal feels whilst the song itself has a downbeat mood without ever really touching on melancholia. Lead singer Alice’s vocals fit the track perfectly.
Written during lockdown, Alice states:
“I wrote Flaws about spending too much time chipping away at yourself in the mirror – obsessing over all of your faults and insecurities, thinking back over and over over things you’ve done or said, and becoming paranoid that your friends and family think you’re a bad person. Flaws is about my favourite activity during lockdown – self loathing.”
“As much as I have no desire for anyone to experience any level of self loathing I also am aware that feelings of insecurity and paranoia are one of the things that unite us all as human beings, and I think to hear about someone else feeling what you’re feeling can be comforting.”
Buggs support Grandmas House at Hare & Hounds on November 1st. This is a gig not to be missed, so, er, don’t miss it! Tickets here.
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