The Pulltops, a Milwaukee-based duo, have graced us with their latest single, “Make Me Smile,” a melodic masterpiece that seamlessly weaves together elements of Pop, Indie, and Singer/Songwriter genres. The track unfolds with delicate verses that gently embrace the listener, leading to an epic chorus that transcends the ordinary boundaries of love songs. In its essence, “Make Me Smile” encapsulates the profound sentiment that someone special will forever hold the power to evoke joy.
This marks The Pulltops’ seventh single release this year, a testament to their unwavering commitment to delivering a steady stream of musical gems. The duo’s distinctive sound evolves with each release, and “Make Me Smile” introduces a captivating blend of acoustic guitar and strings, adding an organic dimension not present in their earlier works.
The Pulltops, consisting of drummer Mark Pierret and guitarist Tom Crowell, embody a fusion of eclectic influences. Their shared love for pop music and strong hooks serves as the foundation of their songwriting. Despite individual inclinations towards different genres—Mark’s affinity for old country and soul music, contrasted with Tom’s roots in the experimental and underground scene—they harmoniously navigate the realms of Indie Rock, Power Pop, and Album Rock. As part of their ambitious plan, The Pulltops intend to grace our ears with a new single every six weeks for the next two years, culminating in a new EP with every fourth single. “Make Me Smile” stands as a testament to their musical journey, inviting listeners to immerse themselves in a world where the simplicity of love transforms into a symphony that eternally resonates—a melody that indeed makes us smile.