The vision for what Mellah is and what Mellah does hasn’t always followed the same path. Early recordings suggested something altogether more conventional in the singer-songwriter mould, quickly overtaken by a more menacing raw punk sound. That he now writes and produces angular pop is as much to do with a sense of self-discovery as it is a personal wish to not be curtailed. These are catchy pop songs with a with substantial message, a reason to exist. Pop with a pertinent point.