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Album Review: Barrie – Happy to be Here

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Track: Barrie – Tal Uno

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I really shouldn’t dwell on the past so much but Barrie‘s single ‘Tal Uno’, reviewed by me here back in 2018 remains one of the most outstanding and perfect slices of pure pop heaven I’ve heard over my years of writing for Backseat Mafia. Subsequent releases displayed the same acute ear for melody, laden with …

Barrie’s single “Tal Uno”, released last year, was for me one of the stand out singles of 2018 (along with Fontaines D.C.’s ‘Boys in the Better Land’). Their follow up singles, off the EP ‘Singles’ further enhanced my love of the band. Smooth clean jangly psych pop with the most elegant harmonies and the indelible. …

Ahead of thw release of te=geur debut album ‘Happy to be here’, out next Friday (May 3rd) via Winspear, Brooklyn five piece Barrie have released a new single ‘Geology’. Of the track, he band’s frontwoman Barrie Lindsay commented: “I wrote this song in 2015, a few months after I bought my first guitar. I was listening …

Barrie produced, for me, one of the stand out singles of 2018, Tal Uno – a perfect slice of pop heaven from the EP ‘Singles’. They have now announced a much anticipated album – ‘Happy to be Here’ due for release on 3 May 2019 as well as a tour that will take them across …

There is something about melancholic dream pop that seduces me. It is the bittersweet nature of the music – layers of beautiful bright often upbeat sounds sometimes contrasting and at times augmenting wistful downbeat vocal refrains filled with a sense of longing. Barrie, a band based in New York but with an international mix of …