Astral Brain – Five Thousand Miles

Silly early Christmas head on me thinking this was a cover of the Pretenders song ‘2000 Miles’ – a full three thousand too many too. And a whole lot better too because it offers a gorgeous Stereolab stars-in-the-night-sky vista that infers a psychedelic inspired imagination. Broadcast are a very close relation too, was almost singing ‘Before We Begin’ in tandem. Makes for a glorious apparition all told, lithe vocals and a chorus so colourful it could be what we need in these dark winter days. Joyful and triumphant stuff from Sweden’s (Einar Ekström and Siri Af Burén) Astral Brain. KH

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  1. Rich Woods
    November 8, 2019

    You didn’t mention it here, but Astral Brain is a new outfit from members of Le Futur Pompiste. If you’re not familiar, I recommend giving them a listen.

    • hugger
      November 11, 2019

      Indeed, we featured that band at some stage!

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