GIRL FRIEND fell together in early 2014 taking inspiration from the likes of Japan, Bowie, Prince and Roxy Music which found the band arriving on a sound all of their own, described recently as ‘honing in on the particulars of passion and desire.’
GIRL FRIEND arouse a steamy atmosphere on recordings, channelling the muse of different characters. Many of the lyrics are written in a wistful, contemplative manner as though pulled from a diary spanning across generations. The protagonists find themselves in internal conflict; consumed by their own vanity and either maladjusted or hopelessly hedonistic.
“Epic songwriting is matched to a real emotional core…with Girl Friend honing in on the particulars of passion and desire” – Clashmusic
"More explosive than a baking soda and vinegar volcano. These boys know the science of a great sound" - The Line of Best Fit (Chemical Reaction song of the day)
“Girl Friend offer themselves up as a band ready to skew and defy whenever the occasion presents itself” – DIY Mag
“Girl Friend present a refined and entrancing sound always injecting strong emotion into each of their songs” – Earmilk