With a new album weeks away fans of Brisbane’s Cub Sport were treated to a special performance at BIGSOUND. Previewing a number of tracks from their upcoming record ‘Bats’, The Brightside was a buzz with loyal fans coming out in great numbers.
New track ‘Hawaiian Party’ had a groovy, tropical beat packed with tight harmonies and some seriously impressive vocal chops from frontman Tim Nelson. Cub Sport delivered on their promise for more ‘downbeat bangers’ with the mellow vibes on this song.
Their recently single ‘O Lord’ hushed the crowd to near silence. Opening the song a Capella, the eerily beautiful harmonies produced by the band was moving. The powerful song brought the house down, with fans singing along to every word.
Cub Sport treated the crowd to several more songs from the new record including ‘It Kills Me’, filled with hypnotic vocal melodies. ‘Temporarily’ was a funky yet restraint pop track about being set free. It capped off a great night of music as day two of BIGSOUND came to a end.
Flawless harmonies, quality songwriting and a sincerity that is sometime lost in pop music Cub Sport won over Brisbane last night. There was defiantly a noticeable change in the songwriting from the debut record and the upcoming records material. More mature and introspective, Cub Sport’s new record is going to be an exciting release.