BULL // Discover Effortless Living // Album Review


Formed in 2011 by vocalist and songwriter Tom Beer and guitarist Dan Lucas, Bull’s mission is simply to make the music they wanted to listen to, what you get is a melodic collection of easy on the ear, free-flowing tracks that just carry you on a whimsical journey across the album. 

As if removed from the chaos that was 2020 and 2021 or 2020 v2.0 as I call it, Bull has produced an album far, far removed from anything that resembles the dystopian world we now find ourselves living in. Instead, you have jolly, effortless melodies that distract you from the endless cries of the third wave, fourth wave and summer holidays? So if you are badly craving a release and an escape, this is your album. 

The album may one big ass continuous hug but it does not lack the verve or energy to bring back the smell of decomposing teenagers in packed out venues and the magic that the live environment brings and the “je ne sais quoi” we all so badly need and miss. Tracks like ‘Eddie’s Cap” is a real banger that wakes you up from your slumber and reminds you not to fall int the false sense of security that “Discover Effortless Living” may imply. It may have a laid back vibe but it does carry a bite. 

All in all, you get what it says on the tin, Bull have their very own unique take on their musical signature and you’ll either fully embrace it or run for the hills. The guys have taken the brave step to produce an album true to their values and not be swayed by “The Man”!

So embrace 2021, embrace the “New Normal” and grab yourself a handful of some Bull. 


“Discover Effortless Living” is released this coming Friday, March 26th via EMI Records. 



Discover Effortless Living

  1. Bedroom Floor
  2. Love Goo
  3. Green
  4. Shiny Bowl
  5. Eugene
  6. Eddie’s Cap
  7. Serious Baby
  8. Perfect Teeth
  9. Find Myself A Job
  10. Bonzo Please
  11. In A Jar
  12. Smoke
  13. Disco Living


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15th Sept – The Horn – St. Albans

16th Sept – Ramsgate Music Hall – Ramsgate

17th Sept – Green Door Store – Brighton

18th Sept – Heartbreakers – Southampton

19th Sept – Craufurd Arms – Milton Keynes

21st Sept – Portland Arms – Cambridge

22nd Sept – Boileroom – Guildford

23rd Sept – Brudenell S.C. – Leeds

24th Sept – The Crescent – York

25th Sept – Gathering Sounds – Stockton

26th Sept – Hug & Pint – Glasgow

28th Sept – Record Junkee – Sheffield

29th Sept – The Lexington – London

30th Sept – Louisiana – Bristol

10th Oct – The Cookie – Leicester

22nd Oct – The Scene – Lincoln

23rd Oct – A Slow Education – York


BULL // Discover Effortless Living // Album Review
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