Their influences are obvious with washes of shoegaze guitar that echo Slowdive and My Bloody Valentine. However, there’s also a contemporary pop sensibility that could classify them with the likes of M83 and The Radio Dept.
The EP’s title track has a tremendously hooky chorus, and a video that provides an appropriate mix of artfully shot footage and detached cool:
The EP’s other highlight is “Give,” which has a Lush-style guitar intro and a bridge featuring the underutilized electronic hand clap:
Check out the entire 5-song EP here and help put The Blessed Isles on the map. Yes, I’m going to go with that.