Stream j. pastel’s boppy new single ‘Senegal’

"Life is better with you!"

Simmering in a pot of surfy strings, retro melodies and sparkling synths, the j. pastel duo sing in their naturally optimistic voices “Life is better with you!“, and no doubt you’ll find yourself singing along with them.

‘Senegal’ is such an enjoyable song thanks to the lively rhythm, ear-wormy pop hooks, singable lyrics and subtly lo-fi production that keeps everything nicely grounded. It really does show an evolution in the tried-and-true bedroom pop sound; it’s refined but not taken entirely away from those DIY roots.

The track closes out with an impressive guitar solo that takes that grounded into the sky, before fading out onto a horizon of unknown possibilities.

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