Lunison – “Name 3 Songs”


Philly trio Lunison strut a confident rock infectiousness on new single “Name 3 Songs,” described as “an ode to a lover who has no interest in my music career.” They continue: “Regardless, I’ve made the decision to half-heartedly commit to a dalliance with the quip, ‘you, my love, don’t need to name three songs to put my t-shirt on.’ Rock snobbery be damned.”

Twangy guitar distortion and a moody vocal lead, with shades of Manic Street Preachers, excel during the opening verses — then traversing compellingly into an impactful hook, marked by jangly guitar tones and a crisply effective aura. The “1-2-3-4,” vocal count-in to the warming, textured verses plays cohesively, and “Name 3 Songs” continues a grippingly melodic rock appeal throughout — capped off by harmonious, wordless vocal soaring and a return to delectably jangly guitar tones.

This and other tracks featured this month can be streamed on the updating Obscure Sound’s ‘Emerging Singles’ Spotify playlist.

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