BIG IMAGE – LUCKY 7
Staking their claim to be one of the next big things in the UK, Birmingham four-piece BIG IMAGE boast smart, world-weary lyricism and transformative pop for the masses.
Having already built a considerable live following, the members of BIG IMAGE found themselves supporting the likes of DMA’S, The Sherlocks and The Twang. The sudden pause in touring during 2020 led to an opportunity to refocus, rebrand and hone their sound into something altogether more ambitious for 2021 and beyond.
BIG IMAGE’S new single ‘Parallel Love Affair’ brings to mind the energy Stone Roses in their prime. It’s catchy as hell and begs to be played on repeat. Spoiler alert, it’s their Lucky 7 and you’re in for a real treat.
With a debut EP on the horizon and an album in mind for summer 2022, BIG IMAGE are ready to reach anyone and everyone with an exciting array of unifying Saturday night anthems.
Over to bassist Luke Morris with their Lucky 7…
1. THE STONE ROSES – THIS IS THE ONE
I fell in love with this song from the moment I first heard it. The way the intro kicks in then goes to that classic Roses jangly guitar, then Ian’s softly sung vocals come in; it’s just beautiful. I’ve admitted to the rest of the band that if I’m on my own and turn this up loud it gets me tearful.
2. THE SKINNER BROTHERS – I SEEN THE DEVIL
I’ve had this on repeat lately. Our singer George sent it to me when it first came out and I just randomly started listening to it again recently. I love the groove on it and lyrics are quality.
3. LUSTS – MOUTHWASH
In my opinion they’re one of the most underrated bands I’ve ever heard. It’s criminal they aren’t massive. Their debut album, ‘Illuminations’, is full of bangers. This is the last track on the album; a proper turn up loud and sing your heart out tune.
4. BAD BOY CHILLER CREW – DON’T YOU WORRY ABOUT ME
I’ve seen a noisy documentary on them. They seem like real lads just having a laugh and don’t take themselves too seriously.
5. WOLF ALICE – THE BEACH II
A beautiful and emotional song, and the lyrics are great. I love the little guitar solo towards the end. A perfect end to the album.
6: THE TWANG – LOOSELY DANCING
The Twang are the first band I ever saw live so they will always have a place in my heart, and I still love them to this day. I remember when they played this song; it felt like the gig started. A proper party atmosphere.
LUCKY 7: BIG IMAGE – PARALLEL LOVE AFFAIR
We wrote Parallel Love Affair early in lockdown, about a friend who was going through a divorce. I love the production on it and George’s vocals are bang on throughout. Out of all the songs we’ve recorded I’d say this was the one we had the most fun with. The gospel choir you can hear on the outro is actually us four because the ones we booked didn’t turn up!