by tom johnson
Taking their intrepid steps out of their Montreal home and in to the wider would, Bambi Lou are three twenty-two year-olds and their debut track, the beautifully soft-centred “Call Waiting” is a charming, and compelling entry-point; a dream-pop gem that lives up to such genre definitions with the removed, intangible sense of wonder that it exudes.
Following on from a handful of debut shows, including a showing in Reykjavik for a pre-Airwaves show, the band release “Call Waiting” as a prelude to a 2017 that could prove to be a formative one in their journey, and it certainly holds the kind of unhurried magic that lends itself to such aspirations. “You’re too scared to hold my hand while the ship goes down,” Geneva Gleason sings in the tracks most memorable refrain, her sultry vocals belying the tone of said words, while the soft instrumentaion sways quietly around her, making for something both alluring and impressive in equal nature. Stream it below.