Coming straight out of South London, Happyness bring some surfer-indie charm to a mild winter. Opening track ʻItʼs On Youʼ reminds of a more-laid back FIDLAR, with lyrics reminiscent of Ziggy-era Bowie (seriously thereʼs definitely some Moonage Daydream in there). Itʼs a chilled out song that youʼll be wanting to break out once those warmer nights hit.
The second track is the melancholic ʻOrange Luzʼ. Seattle grunge infused with subdued vocals and a downer of a melody itʼs a great follow up track that letʼs us know that Happyness arenʼt content with sticking to one style.
ʻLascascadesʼ nearly plays out as an instrumental, sounding like a sped up remix of Fleetwood Macʼs ʻAlbatrossʼ. Fourth and final track ʻMontreal Rock Band Somewhereʼ closes the EP with an even more hazy, surfer vibe.
Happynessʼ Happyness EP is a happy affair. Itʼs great when a band so new release such an accomplished debut. Come spring I can guarantee that this will be on heavy rotation on my portable mp3 device. Each track has fantastically zone-out quality that puts a smile on your face. It makes you… happy!