New single from twee Scots

Almost everything about Camera Obscura’s new single ‘Sweetest Thing’ is a throwback to music of ages past.

The b-side to the single is a cover of Bruce Springsteen’s Tougher Than The Rest and the video… well the video looks like it could have been made in the 70’s. The entire cast is clad in pastel shaded pants, ruffled shirts, and even lead singer Tracyanne Campbell rocks a vintage porn star moustache with a straight face, representing their favourite artists from that era.

The song however, is completely free of gimmicks, in the most positive sense of the word. It’s nothing more than well-polished indie pop with Tracyanne Campbell's sweet languid voice producing a damn catchy chorus with adorable lyrics.

Check out the video here...

Words by Hemza Lasri

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