The Plastic Pals - ‘Hangin In the Louvre’ (single)
We wrote about young Icelandic songwriter Axel Flóvent yesterday, and he seems like a ‘veteran’ at the age of 24, so I’m sure Swedish Indie band The Plastic Pals won’t mind me describing them in similar terms, given they’re in particular veterans of the Swedish live indie scene, having played dozens of gigs stretching back to 2005.
Their touring has also extended across to different countries too, having made it across to the UK a few times, playing at well known small indie venues such as The Shacklewell Arms, the legendary Cavern Club in Liverpool and even making a few appearances in New York too.
Along the way they’ve released 3 albums, culminating in their 2018 long-play ‘Psychic Reader’. Now to celebrate 15 years of writing and performing, they’re releasing The Plastic Pals 15 Years Anniversary EP on vinyl and CD, and from it they’ve released original track ‘Hangin In the Louvre’.
This is easy listening Indie surf pop, I love the sound of the guitars and the big melodic chorus hints at their power pop influences – although I note they’re fans of The Long Ryders too, and maybe you can hear a little of them too in their music.
‘Hangin’ In the Louvre’ is also perfect for the brand new Nordic Music Review Indie Playlist, which you can find here.