Label: Dirty Hit
Released: 23rd June 2023
With every step, Wallice continues to reveal that vital sense of surging alt-rock-pop. It’s writ large across ‘Mr Big Shot’, a collection of tracks that finds her going for the throat of any doubters and revelling in its aftermath.
With an undercurrent of infectious pop laid across ripping grunge turns – it combines the worlds of swooning and explosive fire in a way that’s distinctly fresh. ‘Loser At Best’ and ‘Best Friend’ are prime examples, while the psychy edges of ‘Quarterlife’ and the hypnotic ‘disappear’ play around with the journey of highs and lows. Yet it’s ‘Why Do You Love Me?’ that leaves the best look of where Wallice is heading – with hints of the cinematic and widescreen ambition from and centre.
Raucous, scrappy and bursting with the sort of energy that grabs you along for the ride, ‘Mr Big Shot’ is Wallice showcasing why she’s an essential new rock star.