Au Revoir Simone’s New Music Video, and Missing a Dark Side for “Shadows”

I have a problem. Let me explain. Au Revoir Simone’s “Shadows” presented by David Lynch Foundation Television Au Revoir Simone have released the debut music video, “Shadows,” from their forthcoming album, “Still Night, Still Light.” Yet again, the music is warm and wonderful, with clever, deceptively-simple ostinatos and earnest melodies delivered in wispy vocals. But the release also suggests the new album is going to be more of what we got in the last albums – pleasant and dreamy, but absent, ironically, any hint of “shadows.” The music video comes again from Vikram Gandhi and Brendan Colthurst of Disposable, a …

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New Au Revoir Simone, and Get All Their Music Cheap

Au Revoir Simone in Austin. (CC) o.J. Lopena. Boys and girls alike can feel free to crush musically on Au Revoir Simone. In a gloomy world of sound-alike synthpop, the Brooklyn trio has forged their own, unique sound, a peerless breed of sensitive synthy goodness. The songs are relentlessly intimate and honest, genuine rock writing instead of overburdened pastiche. I think a lot of us growing up wanted to be able to sound like this, when we picked up that first electronic keyboard. And yes, for keyboard lovers, there‚Äôs something really special about seeing three keyboards, with no guitars, no …

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