Do you ever hear a genuinely fun song and think to yourself "why the HELL is this not more popular?" Well then, welcome to my feelings for "In the Dark" by indie band The Shadowboxers. I was turned on to this track by an Instagram influencer I've been following for years (Jessenia), since she often highlights other musical artists (she's a performer too) on her stories. This song was immediately so damn catchy I couldn't afford NOT to add to my library. It vaguely feels like MGMT circa 2008 with the right amount of in vogue disco that it's kind of just like ... why isn't this song on the radio again? I mean, it's not a far cry from the disco-influenced synthpop of Dua Lipa (who is amazing in her own right).
Check out the track below - I honestly thought it was released this year, but guess I was wrong. What has this year even been, am I right: