metronomy 'the bay' channels duran duran

English electropop act Metromony just released their third album, The English Riviera, back in April. It’s gained some positive notice for its quirky mix of 80’s soft rock and new wave, a combination that works far better than it sounds.

For a taste of their sly wit and period influences, check out the new video for single “The Bay.” The tune’s funk bassline gets your neck moving, while the imagery recalls equal parts Duran Duran’s “Rio” and Miami Vice:

That’s a fine way to start the day.


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