Scottish indie poppers Emporium have been making music since 1998, when recording began on their first album A Fine Fine Line. Sporadic releases have appeared over the course of the intervening 18 years, and the bands new single ‘The Uninvited’, out on February 5th is taken from the bands forthcoming album ‘The Electric Emporium’.
It has a ring of the 80s about it, with its chiming synth lines, drum machine and popping bassline, but its this heart melting melancholy that the most attractive thing. It ebbs and flows, the (faux) strings soaring overhead as the melodies are sweetened by layers of vocal harmonies.
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