The Gentle Waves, The Green Fields of Foreverland...

by PopMatters Staff


Isobel Campbell earns her keep playing cello and singing in Belle & Sebastian, but like Stuart David (Looper) she’s got ambitions beyond the confines of indie pop’s most beloved band. Turning up the twee factor to 10, The Gentle Waves are so resolutely “gentle” that they make Belle & Sebastian sound like Metallica in comparison. But seriously, B&S fans are already well aware of this side of the band and if you’re into that, you’ll enjoy Campbell’s mellow cooing and subtle tunes.

//Mixed media

Notes, Hoaxes, and Jokes: Silkworm's 'Lifestyle' - "Ooh La La"

// Sound Affects

"Lifestyle's penultimate track eases the pace and finds fresh nuance and depth in a rock classic, as Silkworm offer their take on the Faces' "Ooh La La".

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