Neu Pick: Crepes get wistful on ‘Four Years Time’

Crepes get wistful on ‘Four Years Time’

The Melbourne band’s breezy, lilting latest is today’s Neu Pick.

Every weekday, DIY’s new music know-it-all Neu brings you one essential new release to get obsessed with. Today’s Neu Pick comes from Crepes.

Originally hailing from Ballarat, Melbourne-based band Crepes are gearing up to release their new album ‘Channel Four’. So far, the band have been steadily building up to the release with a string of singles with titles like ‘Sexyland’. Meanwhile, the record itself has a cover that gives a wink and a nod to The Beatles’ cover for ‘Please Please Me’.

They’re not afraid of being a bit cheeky and playful then, but their latest cut ‘Four Years Time’ presents the band in more of a reflective mode. Filled with nostalgic and vintage synth melodies, as well as shimmering beats and a chunky bassline. It takes its time to blossom, exploding into life with soaring electronics and introducing a guitar riff that’s perfectly pitched between funk-laden and psychedelic.

It may be a song about the transient nature of time itself, but ‘Fours Years Time’ will surely help ensure that Crepes will be sticking around for some time.

Listen to ‘Four Years Time’ below.

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