“Blending a few in-vogue sounds has landed them in a perfect middle-ground for mass fandom. The result is a cocktail you’ll be ordering seven of.” – – Happy Mag“Their songs perfectly soundtrack coastal road trips, summer BBQs and flirty dancefloor moments – effortless, laidback cool.” – Ones To Watch
Hot off the success of their previous release, ‘Number One’, ‘Preview’ reveals a more mellow side to Balu Brigada’s brand of alt-pop bops. With sweeping synths and silky vocals, this vulnerable, stripped-back groove provides a fresh contrast to the duo’s rapidly-growing discography. Accompanying ‘Preview’ is a bright and nostalgic clip directed by Riley Coughlin. It was the new perspectives and experiences gained after a year abroad that inspired Pierre and Henry to create ‘Preview’.
“Preview is about a moment that you get a taste of something you’ve been dreaming about your whole life.” Balu Brigada
After the release of ‘Number One’, the pair have been spotlighted on the cover for Spotify’s coveted Front Left playlist. Entering at #12 on the NZ Hot Singles Chart, ‘Number One’ has since been featured in over4.5k TikToks and has also landed a spot on Spotify’s New Music Friday, being their seventh NMF appearance amongst multiple other editorial playlist placements. On top of the track’s widespread success, the single’s music video snapped up an airing on rage. Tracking back through the pair’s glittering resumé, Balu Brigada have been highlighted by Richard Kingsmill on his triple j program ‘2021’ and have been commended by industry taste makers such as Happy Mag, The AU Review, Coup De Main (NZ), Ones To Watch, and Sniffers (NZ).
With a new EP on the horizon ‘Preview’ is a taste of much more to come for Balu Brigada. For more