The Next Lana Del Rey?

By

14th Nov, 2012

20121114-151134.jpg

Okay, comparisons are cheesy but I do like to get your attention! Wild Belle is a brand new indie band from Chicago on the scene that I’m expecting will garner similar Lana Del Rey-esque attention with their new track, “Keep You”. The duo is made up of 23 year-old Natalie Bergman on vocals and her older brother Elliot on the sax. I’ve just been sent their debut video; it’s instagram-y, it’s totally bizarre and thanks to predecessors like Lana’s “Video Games” and Solange’s “Losing You”– it’s right on the money. Check it out:

YouTube Preview Image

If we’re going to give their sound a name, the closest we could get would probably be ska– the progressive 1960s Jamaican music that reggae owes its direct origins to. Wild Belle’s  influences allegedly  also include Etta James, OutKast and the Eurythmics.

So keep an eye on Wild Belle (and enjoy before you start hearing their song on an episode of Gossip Girl).

:::

YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE:

.

You Might Also Like

Comments

More in Don't Be A TouristLost & FoundNostalgiaOff-Beat & Little Known

Hot Off the Press

Editor's Picks

Processed with VSCOcam with e1 preset

Trespassing Hotel California

We heard a rumour that there was an abandoned 1930s hot springs resort hotel on the road to San Francisco, that may or may not still be there. Of course I had to go see for myself. We pulled up to t...

Trending 4,971
featureLV

Vintage Vegas: Finding the Forgotten Strip

I know you might have heard I was doing a California road trip but our journey actually begins in Las Vegas (Sin City tempted us with cheaper air fare). It's not the most obvious of destination...

Trending 5,105
woodstock1

Into the Woodstock Crowd, 1969

Forty five years ago today, nearly half a million music lovers descended upon a dairy farm in the Catskills for three days of peace, love and rock'n'roll. The year was 1969 and a total of 32 band...

Trending 26,694