Trudy and the Romance – “The Original Doo-Wop Spacemen”


Another impressive track from Trudy and the Romance arrives, with “The Original Doo-Wop Spacemen” capturing a number of the Liverpool act’s strengths — notably, a striking quivering lead that meshes beautifully with backing vocal harmonizing (“Mr. Sandman open up your eyes,”), as well as a timeless suaveness that treasures melodic hooks in addition to aesthetic. Aesthetically, they recall The Last Shadow Puppets’ merging of classic rock with glam and modern pop sentiments. This is a fantastic track with a lively structure and great melody.

I’ll certainly be looking forward to the band’s debut album Sandman, out on May 24th.

Photo Credit: Chloe Sheppard

“The Original Doo-Wop Spacemen” and other memorable tracks from this month can also be streamed on the updating Obscure Sound’s ‘Best of January 2019’ Spotify playlist.

The track is also featured in the genre-based, best-of Spotify compilation Indie Rock.

Mike Mineo

I'm the founder/editor of Obscure Sound, which was formed in 2006. Previously, I wrote for PopMatters and Stylus Magazine.

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