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The Fireworks are back with the video premiere of “Dream About You” from their new three-song 7” out now on Shelflife Records
The “Dream About You” single comes and goes in a whirlwind of big choruses, irresistible melodies, and a healthy dose of fuzzed-out guitar. Fans old and new of The Fireworks will be happy to hear that the band’s energy is as electric as ever, and they manage to pack quite a punch in only three songs, “We’ve Been Wasting Time” is a noisy, Jesus and Mary Chain -indebted earworm that refuses to be listened to passively.
The Fireworks have added new singer Beth Arzy to the group, who one might recognize from the fantastic Trembling Blue Stars and Shelflife’s own The Luxembourg Signal. She blends great melodic sensibility with a cool, nonchalant edge. The title track’s grabbing harmonies and “Better Without You Now”‘s jangly, crisp guitars showcase the band in top form, and once these three songs are over you’ll only want to flip the record again. The band’s name seems to almost hint at the fact that the songs are here and gone in the blink of an eye; bursts of beauty that are just as ephemeral as they are powerful.
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