The Baltimore dream-pop duo claim their new album was inspired by the Cure and the Beach Boys, and that's pretty much what you get here: echo-caked, suburban shut-in guitar majesty drifting down Pout River on black-ice synth whoosh. "Help me to make it," Victoria Legrand whisper-yells. Wherever "it" is, she doesn't sound in a big rush to get there.
Listen to "Myth":
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