Headboy – ‘Was It What You Thought’

headboy Unleash Debut EP Was It What You Thought

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Post-punk outfit headboy release a snarling 4-track EP drawing inspiration from Sleater-Kinney, Radiohead, Television, and Pixies.

Produced by: Joe Futak

London-based trio headboy have just released their highly anticipated debut EP Was It What You Thought. This 4-track offering from the post-punk outfit is a snarling blend of explosive bursts and intimate lo-fi tones, drawing inspiration from influential acts such as Sleater-Kinney, Radiohead, Television, and Pixies.

Recorded at Hackney Studios in East London with producer Joe Futak, Was It What You Thought showcases headboy’s musical versatility and ability to incorporate a range of influences into their own distinctive sound. With Mars West on guitar, bass, and vocals (they/them), Jess Collins on bass, guitar, and vocals (she/they), and Oli Birbeck on drums (they/them), the trio delivers an impressive collection of tracks that reflect their unique perspectives.

Written and recorded during intense political unrest, the EP explores themes of friendship, loyalty, and self-discovery amidst chaos. Was It What You Thought takes listeners on a profound journey, delving into the cyclical nature of life while offering heartfelt reflections on loss and vulnerability.

Be sure to immerse yourself in headboy’s debut EP Was It What You Thought, a powerful opening statement that resonates with its raw energy and thought-provoking lyrics.

Was It What You Thought is out today via Blitzcat Records.

Standout Songs: Reservoir, Cement, Jackal Lake

Release Date: June 9


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