worth remembering or easily remembered.
(of a tune or phrase) instantly appealing and memorable.
(a band) see memorable and catchy.
Let’s break the
mould here, The Cakes are easy to categorise; they write
memorable, catchy rock and indie-pop songs with an electro feel.
They have a strong punk-ethos when it comes to writing, sometimes
songs come as the result of a jam, and often they leave a
rehearsal with two or three new songs behind them. They are
a ‘songs band.’
of direction, slices of lip-smacking melodies skipping off here,
there and everywhere with a sharp vocal tone.” – Live
review, Sandman Magazine
The Cakes, hailing
from Newcastle-under-Lyme in Staffordshire, played their debut gig
in April 2005 and went on to headline a local festival, play as
support to signed acts on the national gig circuit, sell over one
hundred copies of their debut CD and receive BBC radio play all
within the space of a few months. They will appear in the
of the Bands Final before the year is out. Their potential was
also spotted by M.A.S. Records, who have taken them on a
hooks and hummable organs.”
– Live review, Leeds Music Scene
As has been proven at
gigs and via international radio airplay, The Cakes’ music
appeals to a wide audience, young and old alike. Their
hard-working DIY attitude is paying off as their repertoire of
songs and gigs increases.
In 2006, they aim to
further raise their profile, locally and nationally, with gigs
already planned at well-known venues such as The Cavern in
and Night & Day,
. They’re recording their debut album in January and are even
hopeful of playing the SxSW festival in