Coves: Soft Friday

The duo have assembled ingredients of indie cool, as well worn as a black leather jacket, into a gripping debut album

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Languid vocals, reverb-treated feedback, narcotised echoes of 1960s girl groups via the Jesus and Mary Chain, hypnotic drums: from the unlikely setting of Leamington Spa, the duo of Beck Wood and John Ridgard who comprise Coves have assembled these ingredients of indie cool, as well worn as a black leather jacket, into a gripping debut album, summed up by the mantric drive of “Let the Sun Go”.

Coves

Soft Friday

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