The Prevues

The Prevues

 Perth, Western Australia, AUS
BandPopAlternative

The Prevues are delivering indie pop and cave dwelling harmonies straight to your ears. Their songs focus on rolling bass lines intertwined with jangly guitars and brooding keys building towards elevated crescendos. Lead singer Matt Beahan takes on a Lou Reed vibe with his lazy drawl and jagged phrasing as he sing about broken romance and life in this modern age.
The Prevues sound is unique in that it doesn’t really sound like any one band in particular. They show glimpses of The Strokes and P

Biography

The Prevues are a Perth band delivering indie pop and cave dwelling harmonies straight to your ears. Their songs focus on rolling bass lines intertwined with jangly guitars and brooding keys building towards elevated crescendos. Lead singer Matt Beahan takes on a Lou Reed vibe with his lazy drawl and jagged phrasing as he sing about broken romance and life in this modern age.

Since forming in 2011 they have been working hard both on stage and off honing their brand of indie pop and perfecting their sound. In their short history they have managed to play alongside some of Perth’s top indie bands including The Autumn Isles, The Morning Night and Rainy Day Women.

The Prevues sound shows glimpses of The Strokes and Television but they also have some slower, darker ballads that place their sound in a whole different genre, comparable to indie darlings Girls. The real stand out for the band is their ability to blend a range of influences across the decades of indie rock without being pigeonholed into one type of sound.

Drum Media on The Prevues.... “New kids on the block The Prevues are creating a brand of indie rock that blends modern influences such as The Strokes with the style and pop of retro bands like Television and The Kinks. The result is a diverse sound that ranges from catchy indie pop to emotional ballads with swirling guitars and keyboard arrangements. Their radio-friendly vibe is particularly evident in the track The Teenage, which was well received by the audience who applauded with enthusiasm.”

Lyrics

Teenage Love

Written By: Matt Beahan

Shallow in makeup you know it’ll wake up your fire
Telling me stories, she’s born in the 90s the cyber kids watch out
Whatever happened to teenage love, whatever happened to teenage love

Let me see, it’s just the run of the mill with you
There’s a lot of lying been going on
It’s just the run of the mill with you
Tell me now girl ‘A’ be all you can be

Shackled to you, dead eyes waking as morning comes
Broken silence, jaded take on what we see
Whatever happened to teenage love, whatever happened to teenage love

Let me see, it’s just the run of the mill with you
There’s a lot of lying been going on
It’s just the run of the mill with you

Darling don’t let me down, I don’t know what to be without your conditions
Don’t let me down, I don’t know what to be without your conditioning
Tell me now girl ‘A’ be all you can be

It’s right in front of you like some kinda comedy
Yeah it’s right in front of you like some kinda comedy
Don’t let him comfort you cos some truth is never true
Don’t let him comfort you because I jump right in, I’ll jump right in
Cos I jump right in, I’ll jump right in
Cos I jump right in, I’ll jump right in

Kick Me Out

Written By: Matt Beahan

We all know some days are so slow,
those drivers in their car don’t get very far from home
But I don’t mind, my time is a lullaby
trying to close my eyes slowly singing to me

Kick me out again I don’t really wanna be here standing at the end
of a railroad looking in to your dusty red brick city where the daylight rusts

Vultures walk the streets with their dollar gravy eyes twisted smiles perched on a face that’s been embalmed
Looking for a cure to your gun lobbying mind and thinking of a time when it won’t be you to

Kick me out again I don’t really wanna be here standing at the end
of a railroad looking in to your dusty red brick city where the daylight rusts

Discography

We have recorded our first single- Teenage Love which will be released mid may. There is also a filmclip that you can watch on youtube- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xlunL6ZCX-A&feature=share. Teenage Love is currently getting airplay on RTR.