The Shrubs – “Walking through Walls”


“Walking through Walls” is a serenely enchanting psych-rocker from Texas-based duo The Shrubs, the opener on their superb new album, Drone. Soaring vocal hypnotics and a bustling bass line exude a captivating vibrancy from the get-go, expanding further upon the guitar-based entrancement into the caressing vocals through the one-minute turn. The entry of eerie strings sends chills amidst the plucked guitars, fully immersing upon the haunting vocals at the two-minute mark. An melodic, atmospheric stunner, “Walking through Walls” sets an excellent tone for the rest of Drones.

Stream Drone in full below:

This track and others featured this month can be streamed on the updating Obscure Sound’s ‘Best of January 2022’ Spotify playlist.

The track is also featured in the genre-based, best-of Spotify compilation Emerging Psychedelic 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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