Hear Bahamas Rip Soulful Harmonies on Falsetto-Filled 'All the Time'

Canadian singer-songwriter's third album, 'Bahamas is Afie,' out August 19 on Brushfire Records

Nim Barshad

The running thread in the musicianship of Afie Jurvanen, a.k.a. Bahamas, has been effortlessness. Raised in Ontario, he's self-taught on guitar, dismissive of calculated production, and describes his much-adored 2009 debut album as the near-accidental result of a cabin hang with friends.

On "All the Time," a song from his forthcoming, self-produced third album, Bahamas distills his brand of breezy soul. He hard-sells the virtue of an underproduced life, crooning that he has "All the time in the world / Don't you want some of that? / I would, if I were you." The track drifts deftly into TV on the Radio's territory with summer-ready falsetto harmonies that float over a distorted riff, before ending with a quick solo, a move that reminds this laidback Canuck can shred.

Bahamas' upcoming 12-song LP, Bahamas is Afie, doesn't arrive until August 19 (by way of Brushfire Records), but for now, stream "All the Time" above. Find a full track list for the record below.

Bahamas is Afie track list:

1. "Waves"
2. "Can't Take You with Me"
3. "Bitter Memories"
4. "All the Time"
5. "Stronger Than That"
6. "Half Mine"
7. "All Time Favourite"
8. "Like A Wind"
9. "Nothing To Me Now"
10. "Little Record Girl"
11. "I Had It All"
12. "All I've Ever Known"

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