Wednesday, February 24, 2021

Chicago teens Horsegirl take to the saddle for 'Ballroom Dance Scene'

Words: Sam Geary 

Chicago teen trio Horsegirl have announced their first ever physical release. The 7" single, out on UK label Sonic Cathedral on April 2, is made up of two tracks: 'Ballroom Dance Scene' and 'Sea Life Sandwich Boy'. 

The indie rock threesome - 17/18 year old friends, Penelope Lowenstein, Nora Cheng, and Gigi Reece - draw on inspiration from 90s UK and  US shoegaze and post-punk for ‘Ballroom Dance Scene'. Written during a Chicago teacher’s strike in 2019, vocal melodies play with icily precise guitars, in the retro-sounding, yet contemporary, number.

Check out 'Ballroom Dance Scene' below via the girls' self-directed video.

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