Written by: Alex Green
(Photo by Paul Dillon)
Led by the unreasonably charismatic Shaz Condon, Ireland’s The Beau Motives bring to mind the soaring and textured wordplay of The Cocteau Twins, the catchy pop of Blondie and the heavenly harmonic heights of Scary Monsters-era Bowie. Born to front a band, Condon is alive with a sensuous energy that’s a perfect blend of dreamlike intensity and ethereal muscle.
Check out the band’s cover of Taylor Swift’s “Shake It Off” and you’ll see what we mean…