OVLOV – ” Land Of Steve-O”

Posted: September 23, 2021 in MUSIC
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A comfortable and familiar aura surrounds Ovlov’s fuzzy, shoegaze-tinged indie rock, like meeting someone for the first time and feeling like you’ve known them your whole life. This sense of security is a bit ironic, considering the Connecticut crew led by Steve Harlett is known for constantly breaking up and getting back together. “Land of Steve-O,” the first single from the group’s forthcoming record “Buds”, marks the group’s return; the title alone invokes the aforementioned divine déjà vu with the reintroduction of the endearing character Steve-O, who last appeared in 2017’s Greatest Hits, Vol. II with “Strand of Steve-O.”

“Land of Steve-O” utilizes one of the band’s usual song formulas: steady verses followed by an explosive chorus with staticky riffs and Harlett’s inviting intone: “Don’t feel crazy / When you walk around your town / Just call your friend Steve-O,” he sings. Intensifying at the end, the track transcends into an unhinged, euphoric catharsis before fading and forcing us back into reality.

Connecticut indie rockers Ovlov have announced their third album, “Buds”.

Releases November 19th, 2021

Ovlov is Morgan Luzzi, Steve Hartlett, Theo Hartlett, and Jon Hartlett

“Land of Steve-O” is the first single from Ovlov’s new album “Buds” out November 19th, 2021 on Exploding in Sound Records.

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