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The Crack Magazine


As We Leave - Stop Making Plans

    The second EP from Isle of Wight newcomers, As We Leave, offers a fresh take on indie psych-pop that fans of Tame Impala and Blur will take very well to. Their hazy, dreamy sound, made up of gentle vocals, jangling melodies, laid back percussion and just a touch of electronica is undeniably mellow, and might just inspire you to ‘Stop Making Plans’ after all. What’s particularly delightful, however, is the almost comic way that the lyrics juxtapose to this chilled out sound, dwelling on cynicism and disillusionment - for example, the band says they wanted to “conjure up elements of Bulgakov’s absurdities” in opening track ‘Rarely Been So Long.” An interesting listen for sure. LT

    Out now, self release