Excelling in razor-sharp alt-pop production developed with Dave Berger from seminal Liverpool alt-pop band Outfit, Natalie McCool‘s new recordings have every hallmark of great pop music with a fresh twist of modern alternative influences.
New track “Cardiac Arrest” follows on from blog favourite ‘Pins’ which Huw Stephens at Radio One declared as ‘brilliant’ before playing the track on his show a number of times. ‘Oh Danger’ followed which was described by the 405 as ‘one of those rare tracks where the lyrics are as immediate as the sonic output.‘
Previous songs also attracted accolades from Idolator, Earmilk and Pigeons and Planes, who proclaimed Natalie’s music as ‘excellently crafted pop production’ and ‘a unique sound that blends electropop with an edgy alt-rock sensibility’. It’s this modern pop sound that pulsates and bounces throughout ‘Cardiac Arrest’s attention-grabbing chorus complimenting the bright lyrical themes of love in it’s most requited form.
‘Mesmerising lilt-pop gem’ – The Sunday Times Hottest Track
‘McCool’s vocals caress each digitally formed pop and clap, flirting in and out with the multiple arrangements of synths, all of which provide the perfect soundscape for the heart-grabbing lyrics.’ The Music Ninja
‘Quickly buries itself under your skin with its mechanically brushed drums and jazz-inflected pangs of lovesick fragility.’ Q
‘Uniquely ethereal and visceral vocal that has us captivated.’
Brudenell Social Club, Leeds – 26th November