Au Revoir Simone, 'The Bird of Music' (Our Secret Record Company)

6
The Bird of Music
Critical Mass
Label: Our Secret Record Company

by Shannon Zimmerman

This all-female trio would like to teach the world to sing in perfect harmony -- though the world they inhabit is akin to that of a Phillip K. Dick novel, where the robots are more real than the humans. Opening with a beatific, otherworldly campfire sing-along ("The Lucky One"), they move on to a percolating mash note to Gary Numan ("I Couldn't Sleep") and a deliciously icy tribute to Brian Wilson ("Fallen Snow"). Powered by vintage keyboards, a lockstep beat box, and gorgeous, wide-eyed warbling, the Simones create make-out music for your inner android.

Now Watch This: Au Revoir Simone - "Fallen Snow"

BUY:

iTunesAmazon

00:00 00:00 No Song Selected More info
00:00 00:00
placeholder
Now Playing
  • 1 Little Big League — Tropical Jinx " 01:59
  • 2 ScHoolboy Q — Studio (Remix) Feat. Nas & BJ the CHicago Kid " 04:52
  • 3 White Arrows — I Want a Taste " 04:15
  • 4 Miley Cyrus — Baby, I'm Gonna Leave You - Led Zeppelin (Cover) " 05:44
  • 5 Chris Brown & Trey Songz — Tuesday (Remix) " 04:26

SPIN is a member of SPIN Music Group, a division of BUZZMEDIA