Listen to: Sea Pinks – Watercourse

Belfast's Sea Pinks are back with new album, Watercourse

BELFAST indie trio Sea Pinks return with another album of effervescent jangle pop. Released via mainman Neil Brogan's CF Records imprint, Watercourse builds on the full band sound-orientated promise of last year's excellent Soft Days LP.

The breezy, 'Echo & The Bunnymen at the beach' shuffle of the album-opening title track sets the tone for the ensuing 30 minutes, which climaxes with Pining Away's catchy ringing/chiming guitars-powered ode to lost love after taking in highlights such as garage pop rumbler Playin' For Pride, Water Spirit's bass groove-bound melodic churn, the marvellously moody indie guitar swing of recent single Into Nowhere and country rocking outsider anthem How Long Must I Be Denied?

Hear these and other standouts – such as stripped-back seaside love ballad I Don't Know What I Would Do (Without You) and Shock of The New's Dinosaur Jr-uplugged charms – now at

Should you become enthused, be advised that Neil, Steven and Davey will be launching their magnum opus with a Belfast show at The Black Box tomorrow evening.

Support comes from Oh Boland and The Penny Dreadfuls, doors are at 9pm and admission is £7.

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