Upstairs Open are an indie pop group, with more of a pop influence present than an indie one. However, there’s nothing wrong with pop music if it’s good pop music, and that’s just what this is.
By Jane Howkins
Electric guitars are featured and there is a great riff that runs throughout the track, but it’s the harmonising melodies that seem to meld everything together so perfectly, bringing a slow crescendo to Chicago. It’s almost reminiscent of some of the good pop-rock that came out in the early naughties and late nineties, so if that appeals to you, then check Upstairs Open out below: