With a typically laid back approach that has come to define Far Out’s approach to the Sabbath, this week’s Unsigned Sunday contribution comes courtesy of the lo-fi guitar pop of Manchester’s False Nines.
Fresh as they come, as far as we can see the band have only a handful of recorded tracks their name, but have already gained themselves a more than noble admirer in the shape of BBC 6Music’s Marc Riley.
‘Call It Wrong’ is a truly infectious piece that conjures up the same thrill provided by Sunderland oddballs Field Music in their most stripped back capacity.
There’s an anthemic dimension that arrives when the track hits its soaring chorus, but this never risks tipping it over the edge into the realms of the overstated.
The whole thing is anchored by an angular sounding riff that provides the perfect backdrop for a vocal harnessing sensitivity, pop hooks and lyrics that are accessible and heartfelt in equal measure.
False Nines are a band that appear to be beginning on a trajectory that will surely see them infiltrate the consciousnesses of the masses in the coming weeks and months – so watch this space!