Magdalena Bay – “Image”

Magdalena Bay – “Image”

Magdalena Bay’s great debut album Mercurial World earned them a spot on our Best Bands Of 2021 list. Their May 2024 single “Death & Romance” was declared one of the Best Songs Of The Week. Today, the goodness continues: The Los Angeles electro-pop duo’s sophomore album Imaginal Disk arrives in August, and a new single “Image” is out now.

In typical Magdalena Bay fashion, “Image” feels both futuristic and nostalgic. It begins as a mellower, vaporwave-meets-pop diva jam, until a delightfully blown-out bass crashes into the final chorus. Its psychedelic music video features the members of Magdalena Bay in a waiting room, where singer Mica Tenenbaum is about to get an “imaginal disk” upgrade installed in her forehead: “Ooh, so hot/ Meet your brand new image,” she sings as she dances with a couple of “disk sales entities.” It’s real kooky and fun, and you can check it out below.

01 “She Looked Like Me!”
02 “Killing Time”
03 “True Blue Interlude”
04 “Image”
05 “Death & Romance”
06 “Fear, Sex”
07 “Vampire In The Corner”
08 “Watching T.V.”
09 “Tunnel Vision”
10 “Love Is Everywhere”
11 “Feeling DiskInserted?”
12 “That’s My Floor”
13 “Cry For Me”
14 “Angel On A Satellite”
15 “The Ballad Of Matt & Mica”

Imaginal Disk is out 8/23 via Mom+Pop.

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