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Live Lowdown: Wolf Girl - Queer As Day Fest @ Green Door Store, Brighton


"The DIY punk/noisy pop four-piece explore the themes of sexuality, gender identity and anxiety through the means of crunching guitar lines and hooky pop melodies, laced with incredible harmonies."

Watch: 'Dream Partner':


With a reputation as the LGBTQ+ capital of the UK, being queer is celebrated in Brighton all year round.

Every once in a while, though, it gets celebrated a little bit extra.

Queer As Day Fest, showcased some of the finest queer bands around, including the South London-based Wolf Girl.

The DIY punk/noisy pop four-piece explore the themes of sexuality, gender identity and anxiety through the means of crunching guitar lines and hooky pop melodies, laced with incredible harmonies.

Their set at the fest started out with the lead single ‘Moody’ from their second album, 'Every Now and Then', released just last month through Everything Sucks Music.

The 80s-style pop punk and rock blend perfectly set the tone, with guitar solos and instrumental breakdowns throughout giving off vibes of a female, queer version of Green Day.

Wolf Girl switch between vocalists for certain songs, mainly fronted by bassist Healey, but drummer Christabel takes lead vocals on ‘Dream Partner’ and ‘Bad Weather’ is fronted by guitarist Carl.

Overall, Wolf Girl delivered a worthwhile set consisting of punky guitar lines and loud, heavy instrumentals – although sometimes perhaps slightly too loud to the point of overshadowing the meaningful, relevant lyrics that define what this band is all about.


Reviewed by: Eline Joling

Rating out of 10: 7/10