Looking back, school excursions were an excuse to sit next to the girl you liked on the bus. A pretext to chuck out your ham and cheese sandwich and buy some hot food with the money Mum gave you.
Enter Field Trip, four guys from Melbourne using enchantingly deliberate guitar riffs and sentimental song writing to celebrate some of the best years of our lives. ‘Cream’ is their own interpretation of ‘youth that is filled with excitement, eagerness and innocence.’ With a sound parallel to that of Peter John & Bjorn, ‘Give Me A Break’ is the defining point in the EP reminding me of every single summer I’ve spent abroad.
‘You Make Me Sleepy’ personally, is reminiscent of Willy Wonka’s ‘Pure Imagination’; only set in the future. All the Oompa Loompas are practicing private philosophy whilst wearing skinny wardrobe expressive jeans. They’re nu-age Loompas.
You can download the debut EP for free below and catch the guys at the Workers Club on the 24th of March or alternatively at the Wakefield Festival on the 25th at Laundry.