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Gap Dream Bridge Beatles to Disco on Swirling ‘Shine Your Love’

New 'Shine Your Light' song set for 7-inch vinyl release on September 17

picture-18547-1390524318By: Kyle McGovern // August 27, 2013

Gap Dream recently cited synth mastermind Giorgio Moroder as an influence on his upcoming Shine Your Light LP. But Gabe Fulvimar’s latest track sounds like it time-traveled from late-’60s Abbey Road Studios instead of an early-’80s discotheque. Sure, “Shine Your Love” still buzzes with lava lamp glow, but the bummed-out tune also rides a keyboard progression that’s disguised as a horn section, recalling the psychedelic pageantry of the Beatles. And, true, the Fab Four never wrote a rhyme as self-defeating as, “Going to do myself in with a bottle of gin tonight,” but lines about lidless eyes hiding behind cloudy skies would’ve fit just fine into the Lennon-McCartney songbook. Stream “Shine Your Love” below, and watch out for it on 7-inch vinyl — it’s due September 17 through Fat Possum. Shine Your Light, meanwhile, arrives November 12.