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Saturday, September 5, 2020
"Love Me Do" by Fort Not
The human mind tends to categorize. There is nothing wrong with that -- it is quite natural. But that doesn't mean our mind's attempts to categorize things will always be correct. We were reminded of our potential, OK, occasional ability to be wrong when listening to the singles released so far from The Club Is Open, the forthcoming LP by Fort Not. Just listen to the tasty jangle pop gem of "Love Me Do", the latest release from the album and your mind. like ours, might assign a location such as Glasgow, Seattle, or Melbourne. But our preconceptions are dashed to discover that this Pavement-meets-Flying Nun gem originates from Gothenburg, Sweden. But regardless of location, it is one of our favorite singles in recent memory, and cements our determination to dive into the album when is is available to us.
Fort Not are Fredrik Soderstrom (lead vocals/organ/piano/keys), Robert Carlsson (guitar/backing vocals), and Emanuel Hllongreen (guitar/bass/drums/keys/percussion/backing vocals). The Club Is Open is out September 18 via Spain's Meritorio Records.