Published Jul 18, 2013Ontario folkies Inlet Sound have a scattering of Canadian shows this summer, and they just released a brand new single called "Blizzard Baby," which is available to stream now.
The track was produced by Laurence Currie, with recording taking place at Sunnyside Studios and Ta2 in Toronto. The song is a sprightly pop number featuring wordless vocal hooks and bearing traces of lyrical indie acts like the Weakerthans and Death Cab for Cutie.
The band's Michael Wexler said in a statement, "'Blizzard Baby' is a song that developed quite spontaneously and almost paradoxically. The first incarnation of the tune came together in my living room in the midst of a heavy February snow storm. Sean and I were playing through some song ideas and settled on what we considered this very warm and summery feeling groove. I had been wanting to write an homage to the coziness of being curled up inside away from the storm, and the textures of this song seemed a perfect companion to these lyrical ideas. For me, there are two sides to this song: a youthful sense of escape and an undertone of melancholy and loneliness."
Scroll past their tour schedule to hear the tune.
7/19-21 Duncan, BC - Islands Folk Festival
7/24 Vancouver, BC - The Media Club
7/25 Victoria, BC - Lucky Bar
8/9 Fernie, BC - Wapiti Festival
8/10 Calgary, AB - The Palomino
8/16 Toronto, ON - The Horseshoe