Posted October 14, 2022 by Mike Mineo in Dream-Pop + Shoegaze

Ask Nicely – “Call Me Back”

Touting an unfolding dream-pop allure, “Call Me Back” is a captivating new track from Ask Nicely, a band from Springfield, Missouri.

Hazy synth pulses, fit for accompanying a nighttime stroll, sink into a quivering vocal passion. Pleas to “stop checking your Snapchat” resonate alongside chilly keys and murky guitars. “The water’s nicer than the air now,” the vocals continue, enticing listeners to take a dip into the track’s inviting calmness. “You never called me,” the vocals sing with melancholy, culminating thereafter in a soaring percussive burst and anthemic vocal passion. “Call Me Back” is a dynamic dream-pop gem from Ask Nicely.

This and other tracks featured this month can be streamed on the updating Obscure Sound’s ‘Best of October 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. Send your music to [email protected].