A Certain Smile – Cherry Bomb

If you want vintage sounding, C86 inspired indiepop then A Certain Smile will be right up your street. Cherry Bomb is loud and fuzzy in just the way pop music should be. The sound has been revived before of course. The label mentions The Pains Of Being Pure At Heart (well maybe they meant the early stuff when they mimicked the Lazy era My Bloody Valentine) but POBPAH have long faded out of earshot. A Certain Smile give to spirit to such a sound as previously demonstrated on 2017s excellent Fits & Starts. Thankfully they have, based on this track, … Continue reading A Certain Smile – Cherry Bomb

A Certain Smile – Hushed

Hushed is taken from the soon to be released new album from A Certain Smile Fits & Starts which is due for release next month. The track, originally released on Dufflecoat Records and Ice 9 Collective, is collated alongside other previous singles and tracks as well as new recordings to make up the forthcoming album. One for fans of C86, indiepop, fuzzpop, indie rock and shoegaze. You can pre-order the album on vinyl from Kickstarter or digitally from the band. Facebook Continue reading A Certain Smile – Hushed