Wednesday, 14 March 2018


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Having made a splash in 2016 and 2017 with airplay from luminaries such as BBC 6 Music, Steve Lamacq and rave reviews from the likes of God Is In The TV, female fronted, disco-punk band, Bugeye, return with their new single, I’m Not the One and a UK tour with sold out shows.  

Taking obvious inspiration from early pop punk bands such as, Siouxsie and the Banshees and Altered Images with a visual nod to David Lynch and punch-drunk productions, I’m Not The One sees the band take on a slightly darker pop approach than previous offerings, with a video production debut from front women, Angela Martin as the music video director and producer.

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Bugeye sound like the bastard child of Ian McCulloch and P J Harvey with this single release by their prodigy seeing them as proud parents with their love-child Bugeye getting top marks for their GCE A level Music Module with I'm Not The One

OK, OK that's as surreal a comparison as I can stretch to; but it's as big a compliment as I can pay.

"When dreams in the waking world don’t come true, we expect escapism in our dreams at night, but often receive the opposite which this song and video explore. It's a piece about isolation, about an inner pleading for everything to be OK in the morning, but instead we’re plagued with nightmares.  The lyrics repeat to represent the continued struggle of how we are all waiting for something, mostly an un-articulated something and that we, as humans, can only have respite for a fleeting moment."  

Image may contain: 2 people, people standing and sunglassesWritten by Bugeye front woman, Angela Martin, the song revisits, on a more personal note, taking care of her Mother in her final weeks of life in 2013 where diary notes that later influence the song state; 

"I’m not the one that saves the day, I’m not the smart one that thinks of a cure, but maybe tonight I’ll think of something to ease the coming days to give you peace."

Brian's spinning I'm Not The One on the Radio KC Indie Show April 1st so make sure you tune in from 5-7pm GMT.


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