The foursome that make up Southampton’s Delays, fresh from supporting acts like The Coral, The Thrills, McAlmont & Butler and Clearlake, are releasing their second single. ‘Hey Girl’ sees a welcome return to good old jangly guitar indie, sweetly sung with an earnest edge just like they had in the olden days when I was in the lank hair and leather jacket brigade (Look it was cool then, alright…). The first of the B-sides, ‘Zero Zero One’, is a fantastic waltzing soundscape with vocals evoking The Cocteau Twins at their abstract voiced pop pinnacle. Last, but not least, ‘Overlover’ is a passion fuelled uptempo ballad with rock flourishes that leaves you wanting more.
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Delays are opening for Easyworld on the following dates
Label : Rough Trade Records
Release Date : 21 July 2003