An Instant Pop Classic – SEA POWER Triumph With Brand New Album ‘EVERYTHING WAS FOREVER’

21 February 2022

Band: SEA POWER (Reading/Brighton, UK)

Who: Socially engaged indie pop-rockers who started their journey back in 2003.
In the very beginning, they operated as British Air Power, but changed it quickly to
British Sea Power. But last summer the band announced another name change,
dropping ‘British‘.
Active: 2000 / 8 albums (new one included)

Released: 18 February 2022 – order info here

NME says: “Britain can often feel like an awful place to be right now. A corrupt government brazenly trashes democracy on a daily basis, with the farcical partygate scandals continuing to engulf the establishment. It’s like a never-ending episode of The Thick Of It. Add to that a brutal pandemic, soaring energy prices and bands being fucked over by Brexit and you’ve pretty much got the perfect shitshow… ‘Everything Was Forever’ is A brutal but beautiful album that we can all relate to now… In ‘Everything Was Forever’, the Brighton-formed six-piece have constructed a hopeful and defiant record that rails against ugly, insular points of view.” Full review here. Score: 4/5.

Turn Up The Volume: To my greedy ears, pop-ular music is about tantalising tunes
with an instantly affecting catchiness, simple and glowing, warming your heart and soul with beatific-blue ballads and triggering your singalong skills with ecstatic anthems. It’s
all here, gem after gem after gem.

The cliche ‘all killers no fillers’ is undisputedly applicable here. Sea Power tackles, rightly so, the rotten state of the UK- God Save the Queen, there’s no future in England’s dreaming – but the music sounds like there’s a small light at the end of the Brexit tunnel. Fingers crossed.

Singles/clips: Two Fingers / Folly / Lakemand Echo




Stream full LP here…

SEA POWER: Facebook – All Albums

(photo by Turn Up The Volume)

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