Leeds’ much loved post-punk quartet Post War Glamour Girls play The Portland on May 16th. The band released their third album ‘Swan Songs’ back in April. ‘Swan Songs’, the follow up to 2015’s acclaimed ‘Feeling Strange’ and their outstanding debut album, 2014’s ‘Pink Fur’ is musically reminiscent of The Pixies and Wild Beasts with vocals evocative of Nick Cave crossed with Mark E. Smith.
The four-piece have spent the last few years building up an impressive body of work, showcasing an innate knack for creating intricately layered and intelligent compositions with an almost theatrical Arcade Fire-like build up. While the mainstream has noticed, with the band already receiving heavy support from Clash, DIY, The 405, The Line Of Best Fit, and being invited to perform on the NME/BBC Radio 1 stage at the Reading and Leeds festivals, it’s the incredible amount of underground fan-driven support that has marked Post War Glamour Girls out as a major band to watch. For us the band have the groove and repetition of both Can and Swans along with the uneasy ethereal elements of Broadcast and Blonde Redhead, get yourself down to The Portland on the 16th.