How about a slice of jangle pop after a day toiling away at the keyboard? Providing said piece of aural velvet is Belgium’s Showstar who recently released their second long player ‘.’ and in the process overhauled Sigur Ros as the holder of the most vague album title ever. ‘Dan’ chimes so sweetly it’s not surprising that French label Le Grandbag has snapped them up. The same label has their grateful mitts on underground sensations the Willow’s and dance duo Ye-Ye who have themselves wooed Sice (The Boo Radley’s) to voice their magical ‘Supa Vixen’ tune. A splendiferous riff propels ‘Dan’ yet it also boasts a not too shabby chorus. Let’s hope they’ll soon be having the Deus of their lives. ‘.’ is released on February 19th through Le Grandbag. KD
Showstar – Dan
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