The Pickup

Bands and new music for fans of The Vaccines

Behind The Blue Sky

by Sonny Hell

Behind The Blue Sky started as an attempt to write a song with a guitar hook reminiscent of The Jesus And Mary Chain, then it morphed into something a bit more inspired by Joy Division, now it probably sounds like neither... or both? The lyrics are about navigating a depression.

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The Manatees

Drawing inspiration from The Vaccines, Jamie T and Circa Waves, The Manatees infuse relatable lyrics, driving rhythms and infectious melodies which have caught the ears of Radio X, BBC6 Music’s Steve Lamacq and Spotify’s ‘Hot New Bands’ playlist.

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