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Wednesday, 04 March 2020

Circa Waves - Move to San Francisco

Circa Waves is a Liverpool band that is set to release their double album "Sad Happy" on March 13th. This is an appropriate title for the album as my first impression of the band's sound was that it was similar to the "sad happy" music of The Cure.

As I listened I could not help but draw comparisons to bands like Phoenix and as aforementioned The Cure; very pop-centric rock. The music video is a fun montage of touristy footage of sea lions, the band imbibing upon what appears to be hurricane cocktails and other pier boardwalk imagery. Vocalist and guitarist Kieran Shudall does an excellent job of enunciating all the song lyrics so we feel like we are hearing a story that may be an argument over whether or not one will get off the bed and get on the road for some adventure. The chorus is again infectious: "You say you want to go to San Francisco. That's where the happy people go. You say you want to go to San Francisco. But I, I just don't know."

We never really find out why the main character of this story is so ambivalent about going to San Francisco, but I could totally see this song being used as a tourism jingle! "Move to San Francisco" is a catchy song that leaves you wanting to hear more from Circa Waves.
 
-Brooke Trout
Written by  Hunnypot
Last modified on Wednesday, 04 March 2020
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