The Pickup

Bands and new music for fans of the-vaccines


by Kamora

Kamora release thrilling new indie rock anthem ‘Careful’ on the 25th of March and announce headline show at Sneaky Pete’s. “‘Careful’ illustrates a dark story concerning a young man that is heading down a dreary path due to his reckless behaviour.”

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The Girl Worth Getting Out Of Bed For

by The Magic Eye Pictures

This is our homemade video for our song 'The Girl Worth Getting Out Of Bed For' which is out this week. In the video, our drummer Jonny plays a lonely astronaut in deep space looking for love on a dating app. Will his love survive the soul-crushing emptiness of space?

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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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