Monday, November 14, 2022

Wicked Bears - "Lucky"

Salt Lake City's Wicked Bears are pop punk in the best possible way. Their new single, "Lucky," has that great 90's throwback feel to it. It's aggressive and a little bratty, but it's almost impossibly catchy. At first listen it's a little dumb, but the more you listen the more clever it becomes. It's a funny and silly song while being a truly heartfelt love song in disguise. "Lucky" is the kind of song that you might be a little embarrassed for liking at first, but by the time it's over you're going to end up wholeheartedly loving it. Instead of making you feel old, it's going to remind you of everything you enjoyed about being young.

Wicked Bears say of their new song:

"If you've ever dedicated $20 to a claw machine and gone home empty-handed, this song is for you. If you've ever felt like, no matter what road you take, there's gonna be a dead end at the end of it, this song is for you. If you've ever been arrested while robbing a bank, this song is for you. 'Lucky' is for the unluckiest of us, who are tired of explaining our despondency to those more lucky. Now you don't have to explain! You can just send them this song. Do you feel lucky? If not, this song is for you."

You can watch the video for "Lucky" below. Underwater is due out in spring 2023 on Wiretap Records. For more on Wicked Bears, check out the band's website.

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