When we tell you that My Latest Novel is from Glasgow, you have permission to start thinking Arab Strap, Delgados, and Belle & Sebastian. They’re all fair reference points for the open-hearted, string-laden sweep of the band’s debut full-length Wolves, weaving nostalgic, rainy-day poetry with breezy, fragile charm-pop. It’s a top-to-bottom album, beginning with the dramatic surges of “Ghost In The Gutter” and “Pretty In A Panic,” but here are two of our favorites:
Check the vid for “Sister Sneaker Sister Soul,” where the gang takes a long stroll like a bunch of indie-pop BFFs.
And you can watch the video for “The Reputation Of Ross Francis” here.
Wolves is out on The Worker’s Institute.