Raised in Hull, now Manchester-based, Yasmin Coe buds dream-marbled debut single “No Hope”.
Off the back of a cluster of shows around the city’s quarters – including a support slot for the Lounge Society no less – Coe’s debut presses its chorus-pedal to the metal and cruises at a starry-eyed mph. A sweet of indie-popping goodness, cottoned in plumes of come-of-age candy, ‘No Hope’ blushes with wry retrospection and disclosures of self-reservation.
Sullen lines like, “Hope’s a silly thing to have”, are cast into the glittering fog, freely and without proportion. They are left to vye with the reverb, the twiddling riffs, the intimate vocal, before dissolving in the redemption of chord-rich chorus.
To be filed alongside mist-veiled dreamweavers Alvvays, Bleach Lab, DIIV et al, Yasmin Coe burgeons brightly as the newest offering from Manchester’s latest wave of tantalising alternative acts.
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