Wolf Alice drop fuzz-heavy new single, Smile

Wolf Alice
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British indie rock outfit Wolf Alice have released the second single from their upcoming album Blue Weekend – the moody, heavy-riffing Smile

Luring listeners in with a wailing synth sustain, the track’s main motif soon explodes, combining a gain-drenched electric guitar and wall-rumbling bass guitar hook with lead vocalist Ellie Rowsell’s formidable range-spanning vocals.

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Matt Owen
Senior Staff Writer, GuitarWorld.com

Matt is a Senior Staff Writer, writing for Guitar World, Guitarist and Total Guitar. He has a Masters in the guitar, a degree in history, and has spent the last 16 years playing everything from blues and jazz to indie and pop. When he’s not combining his passion for writing and music during his day job, Matt records for a number of UK-based bands and songwriters as a session musician.