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Listen: The Goa Express Share New Single ‘Good Luck Charm’

Burnley five-piece, The Goa Express, release a musical cocktail of feel-good frenzies and reminiscent summer memories in their latest punk-infused track.

As we return to that time of year again, when that craved warmer weather is lingering in the air, the first thing on anybody’s mind is a well-deserved break, “You need a holiday”. There’s a certain vulnerability inside as James Douglas Clarke sings about the claustrophobia caused by being trapped in the grind, day in and day out, but instead, the charming melody serves as a kind of hope for summer 2023.

Although we can hear a minimalistic beat to the song, ‘Good Luck Charm’ champions that soaring chorus and catchy rhythm, inducing you to want to sing along at the top of your lungs. There’s a relatable element of feeling down on your luck, like a tune that shares a piece with everyone, and all of a sudden you find the melody is stuck in your head after the first listen.

β€œSometimes, you end up feeling down on your luck and then all a sudden you make the call to get the hell out of somewhere,” The Goa Express say of the track. β€œAnd, out of nowhere, you meet someone and you end up getting lucky again.”

Photo Credit: Charlie Harris

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