“I’m such a sucker for everything,” Georgia Nott sings in Don’t Feed The Pop Monster’s opening cut. Gullibility gets a tough rap; as long as you can keep a handle on not getting swindled, you’re essentially open to awe, which is a fun way to be.
But this album is also a self-reminder – the Nott siblings are picking their way through the trapdoor jungle of fame and finding which berries are good and which are poisonous.
Casio-keyboard sprinkles in single Peach, the tripping little bassline in Old Dog, and sassy lyrics in Hospitalized (“This bass is delicious, tasty and nutritious, exceptionally vicious”) will satisfy your sugar cravings, while the outstanding Too Proud – written and sung by Caleb in his first foray into the spotlight – is terribly affecting.
Don’t Feed The Pop Monster is out Feb 1 via Universal.
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