Discovery of the Week: Pure Joy

If you’re on the hunt for almost six minutes of unpredictable, compelling and sometimes bizarre music then, my friend, you have come to the right place. Often when one door closes another opens, and that seems to be the case for Merseyside newcomers Pure Joy. When some other Liverpudlian bands ended, Pure Joy was born, as was their brand new single ‘Katie’s Gone Home’, taken from their debut album.

‘Katie’s Gone Home’ is a song of sections with an overarching sound of lo-fi goodness. One minute we’re dancing around in a field of fresh flowers – synths and heavy drums blazing like a fun psychedelic sun to a slow and acoustic bridge, channeling the sweet vocals of Ellis from Trust Fund mixed with Spector’s Fred Macpherson.

It’s impossible to get bored in these six minutes of dreamy madness. For those who equally find pure joy in a mix of lo-fi and Tame Impala-esque psych, Pure Joy’s debut LP Bang Flower is certainly one to get your hands on.

Bang Flower is out April 1 (I’ll avoid any crude ‘fools’ jokes) via Fresh Goods/Republic of Music.

Elli Brazzill

Elli Brazzill

Elli Brazzill

I’m Elli, 20 and live in Manchester. I like good music, gigs, rice krispies, 7” singles and puns. Alex G, Day Wave, Jaws, Talking Heads, Best Friends, Mac DeMarco, The Strokes, Parquet Courts and Tyler the Creator are pretty cool aren’t they. @cometobrazzill on twitter.