Songs You May Have Missed #388


The Clientele: “Dreams of Leaving” (2007)

The sweetly sad songs of Alasdair MacLean and London quartet The Clientele are achingly beautiful things wrapped in soft textures. MacLean’s vocals combine with subdued acoustic or tremolo guitar and strings for a sound you’d swear the term “dream pop” had been coined to describe. In creating a mood of wistful melancholy this band may have no equal. They also strongly evoke 60’s pop, but it’s damn hard to pin down exactly which 60’s bands their sound is indebted to. Nevertheless, the sound is magical.

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