Manchester’s shiny disco-glittered four piece Girl Friend, stream ‘Arrive Alone, Leave Alone’ EP (out now on Tri-Tone). A small collection of preciously clever, catchy pop numbers.

Band’s lead singer Amory explains: “I found it interesting to juxtapose the dour moods and fatal flaws, with almost clichéd views on style and glamour. To dress the misery in something beautiful. The experiences of sexual frustration and amorous longing are portrayed with a graceful exterior.” Girl Friend1