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Approved: Sailor & I – Turn Around

By | Published on Tuesday 27 May 2014

Sailor & I

We all like a bit of Scandinavian pop, don’t we? Luckily, Sweden’s Sailor & I (singer and producer Alexander Sjoedin to his mum) has obliged us by following up last year’s debut single ‘Tough Love’ with an excellent new track that manages the unique trick of sounding hot and summery, whilst remaining imbued with a chilly frostiness at its heart.

‘Turn Around’ – the first song from a new EP of the same name – is built on pulsing synths, post-punk bass and ebullient, swelling strings, whilst clattering percussion that sounds like canons being fired and heartfelt vocals all add to the sense of anthem in waiting. Both a song and a soundscape in its own right, this is lush, expertly crafted pop music that manages to have its cake and eat it.

The EP is released on 30 Jun, but you can have a listen to ‘Turn Around’ right now:



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