London-based twosome, Hobby Club, released their debut ‘janglepop’ single, For Maurice, on 24th January.
While the track is beautifully simple, the influence of The Smiths is clear. This being complimented well by the track’s slow breakdown around the
Described as ‘a feel-good anthem for the working classes’ by The Line of Best Fit, the track is based on a character from their small-town upbringing. Rose explaining that ‘Maurice begrudgingly worked in the shipyard but never let the narrow opinions of others corrode his delusions of grandeur’.
While the track opens with ‘There’s not a lot going on in my town’, followed by a description of everyday life in, ‘Working at the chippy, or kicking cans in the playground’. The track explores
Overall, the genuine lyrical content of the track definitely stands as its highlight- it’s feel good and relatable. It would be interesting