I want you to stop what you’re doing. No multitasking for the next two minutes, please. I’d like to introduce you to the reason I’m waiting till New Year’s Eve to publish my best albums of the year list – I’m From Barcelona. If you’re a lover of indie-pop or twee, I’d like to introduce you to a band that will make your day.
Apparently (I can’t read the language, sorry!), I’m From Barcelona are a Swedish pop collective that believe in love, happiness and beautiful songs. Think Polyphonic Spree or Architecture in Helsinki instrumentation, but Boy Least Likely To songwriting. Oh happy day!
MP3: I’m From Barcelona – We’re From Barcelona
I believe that “We’re From Barcelona” is what Architecture in Helsinki would sound like if they decided to make the jump to twee. The production is wonderful and it’ll help rescue your heart from the freezing maw of winter. Remember all the flipping out I did about Oh No! Oh My!’s song “Walk In The Park?” Well, this one is every bit as good and I’ll be insulted on their behalf if you don’t download it right away.
MP3: I’m From Barcelona – Treehouse
Cuuuute. Kinda reminds me of the male half of Rilo Kiley (what’s his name again?) singing Lucksmiths’ lyrics.