“Wish” by the Ultra Violent Rays is an effort that ties together oughts-alternative with bits of The Waitresses and Siouxsie and the Banshees. The electronic tinge that is present here creates a organic-electronic dichotomy, making for a track that will kick around listeners’ heads long after Wish ceases to play. The video for the single calls forth comparisons to Roy Lichtenstein, a move that further hammers home the separation between reality and pop art. The dense arrangement that Ultra Violent Rays create with Wish will hold up to repeat spins, while being so expansive that fans will have little idea where the act will take them on follow-up releases. We’ll be eagerly anticipating their next move.
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