Content: Vaughty is a London-based synth-pop project, which sounds like a promising and ambitious project.
The 5 songs featured on this EP clearly found their inspiration in the glorious days of 80s electronics and the origins of synth-pop. There’s a typical and really cool vintage flavor emerging from the work. I can’t say that all of the songs are on the same level, and especially “One More Time” and the cover version of The Time Bandits’ “Endless Road” which are both beautiful and enlightening pop songs revealing cool melody lines. The songs bring some refreshing vibes to the electro-pop universe although I can’t say it all sounds pretty innovative.
But I like this catchy side mixed with danceable rhythms. Some parts are more into dreamy passages while I also enjoyed the balance between the male (main) vocals and female backing vocals throughout the work adding an extra wafting sensation. “Warm Inside” perfectly illustrates the complementary between both vocalists while it also stands for the more evasive part of the work.
Vaughty apparently is busy trying to find some extra members to go on stage. Let’s keep an eye on this band.
Conclusion: Vaughty is a name to keep in mind as this EP features a real potential in old-school inspired synth-pop music.
Best songs: “One More Time”, “Endless Road”.
Band: www.vaughty.com / www.facebook.com/Vaughty
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