#35-TWIN SHADOW-Forget (4AD)

Another protegée of Grizzly Bear´s Chris Taylor, Dominican Born and Brooklyn based George Lewis Jr. shows a keen eye for everything eighties in his debut, from the aesthetics of his videos (‘Slow’ reprised the iconic Calvin Klein commercials of the era) to a wealth of keyboard riffs and hooks, not to forget the notable influence of such key figures of the decade as Morrissey or Ian McCullough. On a first listen ‘Forget’ is deceptively simple, but repeated attention unveils the singer’s unique touch in one of the year’s finest debuts.

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