The English indie troupe Youth Club for Яich Kids are keeping themselves busy this year as Open Arms marks the second single release of 2016.
Open Arms has a more restrained undertow than the previous release and although the listener finds themselves heading towards a summer beach, rather than basking in bright sunshine the track minds of the warming evening bonfire to dance around.
The vocals of Harry Thomas gives Youth Club for Яich Kids an estuary English distinctiveness, but it is the sublime interplay between the two guitars of Liam Cox and Harry which gives the quartet its lift as the combinations of twelve strings weave into one another with an electronic fusion providing the melting candle-wax. The bass of Alex Hayward and percussion by Conor Hayward are integral in building skeleton that allows the flowing luxuriance to envelop the listener in a sense of relaxed pleasure as each element is integral to the overall out-put.
A little on the radio friendly side to be added to my everyday playlist Open Arms nonetheless is a track to add to the summer barbecue curation.
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