The Russian Futurists, aka Matthew Adam Hart, and Heavy Blinkers crooner Ruth Minnikin trade verses in this sugary duet about hooking up. “One Night, One Kiss” is a playfully seductive clip shot by fashion photographer Angus Rowe MacPherson, set in our idealized memory of youth, playing with the song’s sense of aching wonder at the discovery of new love…
“Right now, the only thing I want in life is for people to hear my music,” says Dahl. “I grew up playing in bands, but was tired of the fake, closed-minded attitudes that a lot of kids my age shared.
The independent band’s first full-length album, City By The Sound, is a record comprised of 11 coming-of-age tracks reminiscent of bands like The Script, Parachute, OAR, and Maroon 5. Their music combines the best of pop-rock with a musical sensibility. Eric, the group’s vocalist and primary songwriter, cites artists like Stevie Wonder and Sara Barielles as his key influences for writing catchy pop songs with intricate melodic foundations.
“Yeah Yeah” is currently being featured in a 30-second commercial by AT&T, as beautiful orange flowers sprout across cities, towns and countryside. “Coverage is a beautiful thing” declares the spot.
And indeed, it has been for Means – with downloads skyrocketing since the ad’s airing, and the track serving as a postcard to fans of Sam’s much beloved but now-defunct duo The Format.
Independent trio, Peter, Bjorn and John, performed their new single, “Second Chance,” on Conan.