by Danielle Holian
Indie-rock quartet, HOO HAs, announce their debut self-titled EP which will be released on July 29th and share ‘This is the New Me’ video
Praise for HOO HAs:
“Irresistible!” – John Kennedy, Radio X
“I Love This! Terrific Stuff” – Gary Crowley, BBC Introducing
Hailing from London, frontman Jamie began working alongside his late friend Robb Skipper, later meeting Adam and Mark.
Live shows are a huge part of HOO HAs heritage; they have supported the likes of Gaz Coombes.
The band are known for their wit and dark sarcastic humour in their lyrical content. They are entertaining and brutally honest and their EP has a contrast of 90s Britpop nonchalance.
‘This is the New Me’ have memorable shout-along lyrics as well as anthemic vocal melodies which seem to be from a golden-era of NME indie. With early influences on the EP like Blur and Captain Beefheart, their influences are anything from “from JJ Cale to J Dilla”, they say.
Jamie said on the songwriting behind ‘Hanna’, “Hanna was written in the heat of a bitter moment. The end of a relationship can lead to you saying things despite knowing there is more to the story. Now looking back to when I was writing Hanna I feel I may have been focusing on her immaturity to avoid confronting my own…”