Walking Apollo – “Impossible: The Fairytale Of Campus Martius Park”


Texas-based act Walking Apollo shows a stirring, expansive folk sound with dual vocal harmonies throughout the new EP You’re My Pride and Joy, Etc.. “Impossible: The Fairytale Of Campus Martius Park” is a particular standout; the guitars and yearning vocals conjure ’90s nostalgia amidst spirited harmonica, courtesy of Liam Ward. “Sew” is another highlight, especially its rousing chorus — “sew my eyes shut,” — amidst escalating guitars, following jazzy flourishes into the verses. This one showcases Christina Rotondo’s melodic vocal presence. The EP overall presents a passionate, soaring sound fully representative of Buddy Taccolini’s engaging songwriting.

Stream the EP below:

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

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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