The brainchild of frontman Sol Abrahams, completed by bassist Luke Hare and drummer Harry Gray, their honest social commentary is as real as it gets.
Their raucous live shows are already becoming a thing of cult legend amongst a new generation of music fans, resulting in chaos at venues across the UK and now also overseas. Share Speaking about ‘Bad News’ in more detail, Sol says: “A while ago I was really into this girl and all my mates were saying she’s bad news, but I liked her so much so I ignored their advice.
“This track’s about how when you fancy someone, all rational thoughts kinda go out the window and you start to only notice the good stuff and ignore the red flags that might be right in front of you.”
‘Bad News’ is track two of six from their upcoming ‘Allow It’ EP, which also includes recent single ‘Stop Pranging Out’ – a cautionary tale which details Sol’s first experience with magic mushrooms on a trip to Amsterdam. Reflecting on the highs and lows of British youth culture today, Bilk are three musicians creating a unique angsty blend of indie, rap and punk from the suburbs of Essex, UK. The ‘Allow It’ EP is available for pre-order here. Now matched with lively visuals, the music video for the track captures the band’s essence effortlessly. Rising Essex punk band Bilk have shared the video for their energetic new cut ‘Bad News’.
The energising, high-octane indie trio bring their A-game once again with a trademark blend of raw energy, rhythmic guitars and earworm vocal melodies.
Frontman Sol Abrahams’ Mike Skinner-esque delivery of the colloquial love song, meanwhile, reinforces that the Bilk brand is stronger than ever.