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Tuesday, June 20, 2017
Cattle - Slow Sailor EP
I'll admit that we spent some time here at WYMA headquarters discussing why a band from Japan would call themselves Cattle, but like we do with most tough questions, we gave up and ordered pizza when an acceptable answer wasn't readily forthcoming. However, neither our ruminations nor our subsequent admission of defeat interrupted our repeated plays of Slow Sailor, the five-song EP that Cattle has released via Jigsaw Records. On what is their second EP overall, this band displays a deft hand with combining dreampop and noise pop. It is melodic, crunchy and hook-filled, with soaring female vocals. With four original songs and a smashing cover of Ride's "Twisterella", it will give you an energy jolt that will make your next Starbucks run unnecessary.
Stream a few songs below, and stream and buy the entire Slow Sailor EP at the Bandcamp link. Jigsaw Records keeps finding gems, and we love them for it.