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"Daydream" - Britta Phillips

Within the first few seconds of hearing this song, I was hooked. I've been distantly following Britta Phillips' musical career over the course of the last few years (she's been in the groups Dean and Britta, and Luna, and she was Jem's singing voice in the cartoon). She also has a close enough name to my own that I feel a ~special~ kinship to her (Britta, Britt. It's the little things sometimes).



So my soul sister is releasing her debut solo album this year, "Luck or Magic" (4/29 to be exact). It sounds promising, judging off this song (which has a chilled-out, almost Charlotte Gainsbourg-meets-1980s-alt-rock feel to it) and the covers she released as well that will be included on the album (most notably her cover of "Drive," which is pretty, but there's only so much to be done with that Cars classic).

"Daydream" is haunting in a way, but not in some chilling or menacing fashion. Nah. It's more like - imagine driving around the coast and regretting many things in your life, but feeling oddly hopeful nonetheless. That's it.

Really can't believe she's just now putting out a solo album. It's never too late, folks! Here's a classic from Dean and Britta that I've always adored.



Also, HAPPY RECORD STORE DAY! Go buy some records!

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