Penny Mob smashing stale indie ideas with 2 new singles

Penny Mob ready to revitalise UK indie, starting with double A-side ‘Mr Generationand ‘War on the Streets

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 Excellent twin release due to make an impact on May 2nd

London three piece with energy to burn, Penny Mob, are a band who feed off bands who’ve inspired them and the pure exuberance of youth. Likened to the greats of British Indie such as The Kinks, Oasis, Cast, The Clash, Arctic Monkeys, The Sex Pistols and more, they are very quickly winning fans in the music and entertainment industry.

 

When a band can count Amazing Radio tastemaker Jim Gellatly among their fans, then that’s a sign that they are onto a good thing. The momentum is only set to increase with the release of double A-side single ‘Mr Generation’ and ‘War on the Streets’.

 

There are further plans ahead to release an EP and singles in the spring and summer. In the meantime, the tracks below give a solid indication of the quality that will be on offer.

 

Mr Generation: https://soundcloud.com/pennymob/mr-generation

War on the Streets: https://soundcloud.com/pennymob/war-on-the-streets

 

The band are no strangers to the oddness of the entertainment industry. Bassist Matt has toured as a technician with several bands including Pete Doherty, The Rifles, Circa Waves and more. In addition, vocalist Jamie Quinn has also made a name for himself as a TV actor, with big roles in a number of well received TV dramas and comedies.

However, all three members of the band consider music their first love, and the band came together from a mutual desire to shake things up for UK music.

 

They formed one day watching the Brit awards, realizing together that music needed a “new, real, honest rock n roll band with balls”. No one who was inspiring them. They had found inspiration in previous generations but there is little around at present. From this epiphany was born Penny Mob – a band with the spirit of punk, but the sound of raw indie.

 

Happy to play anywhere, including impromptu gigs with unsuspecting staff, Penny Mob are building quite the reputation. This new double A-side will go a long way to cementing it further.

 

‘Mr Generation’ and ‘War on the Streets’ are released on May 2nd.

 

Links:

https://soundcloud.com/pennymob

https://www.facebook.com/pennymobband

https://twitter.com/PennyMob

https://www.instagram.com/penny_mob

 

For more information, please contact Vicky@quitegreat.co.uk or call 01223 844 440

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Just Another Boy – The New Single from Shannon K

Youth sensation Shannon K returns with best single yet –  ‘Just Another Boy’

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Daughter of award winning Bollywood vocalist finds her ideal sound with new single, out March 30th

Hear the track for yourself: https://soundcloud.com/galaxy-of-stars/just-another-boy

With a string of singles already under her belt, Shannon K is becoming something of a prolific artist when it comes to new releases. With three songs already unleashed in the past year, her fourth demonstrates a young pop artist who has really started to find her style.

Her best song yet, ‘Just Another Boy’ is a straight-forward, immediately accessible pop hit in the contemporary ‘girl power’ mould of Taylor Swift. Boasting genuine pop impact in the distorted vocals and the stilted but relentless rhythms, the track truly comes alive on the speedily delivered chorus.

But, just when you think you’ve got the track figured out, it takes a left turn in the shape of an airy, languid middle eight, which kicks back in once more with that superb chorus. The gradual build from there to the multi-layered ending is brilliantly produced and it’s a track to be proud of with its honest, confident and powerful lyrics:

Following on from anti-drugs single ‘Just Say No’ and festive track ‘Christmas Song’, this track marks a watershed move from Shannon K, moving on from the themed ideals of the previous releases and into serious pop territory.

Links:

https://www.facebook.com/ShannonKSinger

http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Steven_A._Williams