I Finally got to see Mew this week and am glad I did. For me this band are highly underrated. Always doing new and interesting things that push their sound.
Although they have taken a more pop feel on their recent album “+-” they still manage to create a complex and layered sound that reveals more on multiple listens. Water Slides is one of my favourite tracks, its chorus manages to pack a punch and be joyous. It’s that blend of warm pad sounds with layered guitar that keeps me coming back to their music and Water Slides continues the tradition: