Single Review: Vukovi – Bouncy Castle

Posted by Natalie Lorimer

Vukovi - Bouncy Castle


T
he pop punk genre has often captured the attention of a sizeable slice of teenage music fans in Scotland.  Judging from the length of the queue outside Glasgow’s Cathouse on a Saturday night or the number of signatures on a petition demanding Paramore to return to Scotland after a nearly 4 year wait, the market remains strong.  It is here that Bouncy Castle, the latest single from Scottish four-piece Vukovi, scores one for the home team.

The single is as crafty as it is catchy.  A brilliant pop melody expertly combined with guitar parts that feature clever elements of tech-metal technique.  Lead singer Janine Shilstone shines; her voice comparable to PVRIS singer Lynn Gunn or even America’s new pop princess, Halsey.  The track’s components blend to create the collective energy essential for a proper pop punk banger.

With an audience eager and waiting for singles like Bouncy Castle, it is easy to imagine Vukovi claiming this track as their new encore anthem.

VukoviBouncy Castle is out now via LAB Records and is available on digital download via iTunes.





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