When last we encountered the upwards cosmic contemplators, Stargazy they were getting all chic and trendy with a new love of ”The Fashion”. It was a time of great change for the Brooklyn sextet as not only were they donning some new sonic threads, they’d also just sunk their previous aquatic moniker, Fishdoctor. Whilst we still think that was a shame (we do love quirky and fun band names), they’ve moved on and frankly, it’s about time we did too.
So, off into this new golden age we shall wander with the gang, and off into a “Golden Hour” in fact as that (handily) is the name of the new Stargazy song. Suitably there is a very sunsety feel to it as well, deep orange, red and golden hues are found in the atmospheric and hazy indie sounds. The vocals are soft and echoey, like they could reach out across a grand plain and touch the souls of everyone for miles around. The guitars shimmer as well as jangle, like heat haze on the horizon as the last few drops of sunlight fades out of view. It ripples and wobbles with a mild fuzziness that just makes you feel comfortable and at ease.
“Golden Hour” is a warm and familiar piece of gentle indie rock that will stir a feeling of nostalgia within the hearts of people a certain age (like us) and give younger listeners plenty to fall for.
”Golden Hour” is out now and available to buy from iTunes.