Canned Pineapple deliver wit and humour on new single “Bowie”

Brighton’s Canned Pineapple is back, igniting the music scene with their latest single, “Bowie.” The 5-piece outfit, known for their scuzz-pop and slacker rock, continues to impress after gaining recognition from NME and BBC Introducing. Led by vocalist Seán Drury and Oakley Gardiner, with Jude Allenby, Gabe Rice, and Charlie Pringle rounding out the lineup, the band’s infectious sound sets the stage for an eagerly awaited EP.

“Bowie” blends indie guitar tones, intricate bass runs, and a driving rhythm. The track exudes freedom and euphoria, with charismatic vocals gliding over distorted melodies. A tongue-in-cheek nod to David Bowie, the lyrics weave witty storytelling with genuine admiration, which According to Drury, marks a transition in the band’s evolution, symbolising the shift between old and new.

The artist shares, “Bowie marks the transition between old and new gearing the audience up for the next era of Canned Pineapple, Bowie is a reflection upon the last time singer Sean Drury ever got his haircut in a barbershop. He had taken a strong dose of LSD and decided it was time to get his haircut. When the barber’s blade touched Drurys head, the news came that David Bowie had passed to the other side, sending Sean into a deep dark despair.

Canned Pineapple’s musical voyage, documented in their debut EP, has taken them across the UK and Ireland in a Nissan Micra. Acclaimed by huge tastemakers, and others, the band’s live performances showcase their magnetic energy. “Bowie” serves as a teaser for what’s to come, inviting listeners to join Canned Pineapple on their evolving sonic adventure—a testament to their storytelling prowess and undeniable presence in the indie music scene.

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