The Hunna: 100 review – everything but originality

(High Times)

Hertfordshire’s the Hunna have the formidable energy an indie next big thing needs, throwing themselves into air-clutch choruses with young fearlessness. They’ve got the fanbase too; the only thing the four-piece are lacking at this stage is much originality. Bonfire hammers away like an English Kings of Leon circa Sex on Fire, as do the rest, and the lyrics are painfully basic at times, though heartfelt (“We are wild and we are free… we were meant to be,” goes You & Me). We Could Be is more entertaining, a cocky fuck-you to their disbelievers: “We won’t stop until we get more.” And they’ll likely get it: they’re beautifully produced and do exactly what a radio pop-rock band need to. You just wish they’d go an extra mile or two with all that youthful vim.

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