Her new single ‘Afterthought’ shows an exciting new direction for Kilburn, building on those indie-rock roots and incorporating some alternative pop and undercurrents of folk.
‘Millennium’ is a celebratory single from the very start; as soon as you click play, an optimistic guitar riff and lively drums spring into action.
It’s very fair to say that ‘Always Gonna Let You Down’ lives up to the claim that “Gloomy June songs are pop refracted through an anxious lens: sometimes anthemic, often queer, and always a little tragic.”
‘Strange Forever’ is a nostalgic, new wave single about love and connection from the queer perspective of Manchester’s Fox Evades.
‘Different Times’ is the melodic pop-rock contemplation of change from Adam Brookes’ upcoming solo album.
The self-styled bohemian queen has craft a vibrant pop-rock track around cyclical grooves, twanging guitars and relentless percussion.
You really can’t help but be drawn into the marching rhythm, raw-yet-jovial guitar strings and that lovely melody that underpins the whole thing.
Speaking about ‘Unashamed’, the Wimbledon-based artist Amie Jay tells us that she’s “driven by authenticity, vulnerability and relatability”.