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Ambient, Electronica, Experimental, Pop

Hey Elbow – Nurture​/​Aptitude

There are a few bands that operate outside imposed boundaries and constraints – self or otherwise. Of the top of my head, bands such as Haiku Salut, The Leaf Library and more recently Dummy fall into that group. I can now add Swedish band Hey Elbow into that mix. Late to the party as ever as the band have been going for a few years now I have been exposed to them via their new single Nurture​/​Aptitude. The band combine ambient, experimental and pop to mould a novel and, at times, unique sound. The vocals are woven like thread during the middle part of the song resulting in a piece of music that is not easily forgotten.

The track is lifted from the band’s forthcoming album We Three which is due for release via Adrian Recordings. In the meantime, you can pick this one up from here.

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