Leeds bedroom pop-duo Lucky Iris make heartbreak sound too sweet with their newest track devoted to the heart broken individuals this Valentine’s Day!!
For fans of: The XX, Lily Allen, Alt-J, Self Esteem, PinkPantheress, Zuzu Listen to ‘Mixed by Lee Smith (Holly Humberstone, Easy Life, Sfven), mastered by TomWoodhead.
Dance along to a new anthem for the lonely hearts – a smooth and seductive track produced by Jasper, showcasing Maeve’s raw, honest and relatable lyrics. ‘(i’m not good at writing) love songs’ tells a familiar tale of heartbreak set to shimmering, luscious hooks, with an addictively catchy pop chorus kicking in at 0:41. Maeve’s reﬁned vocals are soothing and inviting, making this the perfect Valentine’s Day track for broken hearts and those still on the quest for love.
Maeve says “To say I’ve been unlucky in love is probably putting it nicely… I used to give all of my time and energy to a series of relationships, but I got nothing in return. At the time I was honestly perplexed as to where I kept going wrong… in retrospect, it was more a matter of putting my time into the wrong people… but that’s a song in itself.”
Maeve and Jasper originally met at school; now the duo’s debut track has reached 34k streams on Spotify and they have gained a multitude of fans and opportunities since the project evolved during lockdown, including plays by Tom Robinson on 6 Music, Emily Pilbeam on BBC Introducing several times (including a Track of the Week), and on Amazing Radio in the UK and USA. Since live shows returned, they were invited to play with The Lottery Winners, Real Lies and many more, as well as performing at multiple festivals; including Live At Leeds, Long Division, 110 Above (Afterparty) and Barnsley Live.
Although ‘(i’m not good at writing) love songs’ was released on Valentine’s Day, this isn’t a track for couples, but one for the broken-hearted and those still on the search. So, instead of staying in, Lucky Iris urges you to join them at one of their upcoming live shows.
The duo played their ﬁrst ever headline show in Leeds at Royal Park Cellars on 10th February, supported by Leeds’ angelic pop newcomers Saﬁi Koii and Ellie Knight. They also play London SOHO on the 19th February, a slot supporting POLO at Belgrave (Leeds) on the 24th, as well as an upcoming tour over the next couple of months (follow their socials for more)!!
The reviews are in:
“sophisticated and soulful” Vibez Music
“really striking, so powerful and yet understated” Oﬀ The Record “the pair ﬂex a diverse repertoire” Rock News & Views
“Their music is a cocktail of fun, simplicity, and catchiness, 100% guaranteed to get you humming along within the ﬁrst minute” Turtle Tempo
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