‘Come’ is the opening track of She-Devils eponymous debut album – when it was self-released as a single at the end of 2015, its electronica ’60s sound quickly established an aural aesthetic for the Canadian duo. Now signed to Secretly, Kyle Jukka and Audrey Anne Boucher re-emerge on the music scene with a bold and eminently listenable effort that playfully conveys those fickle first days of a budding relationship.
‘Darling’ is a dreamy surfer love-song, where vocalist Audrey sounds like a hot stoner with a spliff and bikini, pleading teasingly with her new lover who’s just about to walk out the door. On ‘How Do You Feel’ she’s rubbing herself against him, a long red dress dragging along the floor, the crackle of old vinyl in the background, attempting the impossible feat of getting inside someone else’s emotions. And then there’s ‘Blooming’, and she’s changed her mind, or might be about to, because maybe they’re not ready for this after all. Whatever, it’s a woman’s prerogative, and as such ‘She Devils’ is a playful listen, at times totally captivating.
Support Loud And Quiet from £3 per month and we'll post you our next 9 magazines
As all of us are constantly reminded, it’s getting harder for independent publishers to stay in business, which applies to Loud And Quiet more now than ever, 14 years after we first started printing a magazine that we’ve always given away for free.
Having thought about the best way to support our running costs (the printing and distribution fees, the podcast and production costs etc.) we’d like to ask our readers who really enjoy what we do to subscribe to our next 9 issues over the next 12 months. The cheapest we can afford to do this for works out at £3 per month for UK subscribers, charged yearly.
If that seems like a bit of a punt, you can pay-as-you-go for £4 per month and cancel any time you like. European and world plans are available too, at the lowest rate we can afford.
It’s not just a donation – you’ll receive a physical copy of our magazine through your door and some extra perks detailed on our subscribe page. Digital subscriptions are available worldwide for £15 per year. We hope you consider this a good deal and the best way to keep Loud And Quiet in your life without its content, independence or existence suffering.