Amber Webber’s quavering siren moan steals every moment of “Never Seen,” the second single from Lightning Dust’s lovely Infinite Light LP. But while she chews the scenery in song, she’s never seen in its video (neither is her LD counterpart, Black Mountaineer Joshua Wells, for that matter). The pair let their haunting-then-Siouxsee keyboards and wails take a back seat to a glimpse of a little girl, in a back seat of her own: a van with mushroomy interior, a creepy chauffeur, and a destination that lets her coast as beautifully as the track’s mellow, dramatic exeunt. By the end that creepy faced dude seems like a caretaking hero, and now I want to go roller skating.

Infinite Light is out via Jagjaguwar.

Comments (4)
  1. I love this band and this song. The video is just a cherry on top. :-) Infinite Light will be among my favorite LPs of 2009.

  2. kg  |   Posted on Sep 21st, 2009 0

    song of the year for me

  3. glazzy  |   Posted on Sep 21st, 2009 0

    Oh the darndest things.

  4. tullie  |   Posted on Sep 22nd, 2009 0

    did the reviewer actually watch the video – cause dude amber and josh are both in the video – there the two sitting by the side of the road as the van drives by

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