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Retro Valley - Single Review: Backseat Lovers

19 May 2023 // A review by Paul Goddard

Right from the opening bars of Backseat Lovers by Hamilton-based Retro Valley it is clear that this song is pure class.

This 3-minute tune is a next-level lesson in how to create, perform and produce a pop/indie classic.

Songs like Backseat Lovers elevate a band to that point where they stand out head and shoulders above the rest of the noise.

Anyone who has watched numerous bands playing at bars up and down the country will know that feeling you get when one comes along and everything is just better. It doesn't matter the genre the magic is just there. You can't even describe why it just simply works. 

Backseat Lovers is one of those songs that seems to be over all too quickly. There isn't a moment where the connection drops. With just the right energy and pace, vocals swing and soar in all the right places but still hold an edge making this track more than simple pop fodder. Honestly, Backseat Lovers is flawless.

New Zealand you will be impressed.

If this gets into the right ears then the world will be impressed.

Retro Valley certainly aren't looking backward and their future is looking bright.

Rating: ( 5 / 5 )
 

About Retro Valley

Introducing, Retro Valley.

A 5-piece Indie Rock band from Hamilton, compiling the musical talents of Ben, David, Ethan, Gabe and Mitch. What started as an outlet for their creativity and musical drives has since turned into an increasingly successful and established Kiwi band.

Retro Valley has shared the stage with established Kiwi bands forming connections to

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