For a long time I’ve been keeping track of OhBoy! and what they’ve been up to, and after a small line up change and an EP release they’ve seemed to have gotten even better.
Their new single ‘Carrot & the Stick’ is something that the band easily rest on as their finest piece of work to date. The grunge type sound to the song is like something out of The Cribs’ In The Belly Of The Brazen Bull album as it has the grit feel but yet, that nice round poppy edge. The lyrics are far past anything cliche as Jay Brooks enlightens the listener with clever lyrics and imaginative thoughts. The band outdid themselves with this one, and they will continue to outdo themselves.
Words by Alex Wise @al4563