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The ShortListen: Palace Winter (no. 251)

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Dave Fawbert
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Who? Palace Winter

What’s the story? A third appearance on The ShortListen for Danish/Australian duo Palace Winter, and they continue to hook us in with their Smiths-style guitar riffs and Empire of the Sun-style vocals. Positron, the lead single from their recently announced debut album Waiting For The World To Turn, which is due out in June, is sonically a relative of the amazing Menton - the song which first caught our ear - with its gentle groove of a beat, its sunbeam of a chorus and Johnny Marr-style guitar work all over the shop. Once again, like that song, it also boasts a glorious outro - this one a bit different to the last, and we'll leave you to enjoy it without any further description.

For fans of: The Smiths, Empire of the Sun

In three words: Road trip indie

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Dave Fawbert

ShortList.com staff writer Dave’s primary passions are pop, prose, punning and power ballads (and alliteration). A lower division football enthusiast and long-suffering cricket fan, he is one of only 110 people followed on Twitter by Chas Hodges from Chas ‘n’ Dave. Follow Dave on Twitter like Chas: @davefawbert

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