Music that stays with you isn’t always the most complex in structure or elaborate in sound, but rather the most emotionally connective and thought provoking. The really good stuff can implant a new idea in your mind, feeding and watering it as it germinates and blooms.
Beach House are certainly different. The dream pop/indie rock duo from Baltimore create music bursting with atmospheric rhythms, pretty organs and poignant lyrics. I’m loving Norway, the twosome’s debut single from their upcoming album, Teen Dream. If the vocals sound familiar, that’s because lead singer Victoria Legrand shared backing vocals on Grizzly Bear’s Two Weeks. [...]