DOLLS – Eggshells EP

When a release promotes itself as “power pop”, you’d probably hope for something in the time honoured power pop tradition – maybe the early MTV sounds of Shoes, or something with the killer choruses of Fountains of Wayne. Something with a strong sense of melody; almost certainly something with a core that centres around the golden age of pop/rock from the 70s and 80s. What the term “power pop” doesn’t suggest is any of the thin, trebly indie sounds or bursts of garage rock noise that make up the bulk of Dolls’ 2020 EP ‘Eggshells’.

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