Sports, the new EP of the Rome-based Love The Unicorn, opens with the sound of the sea.. While the sound that closes it, farther and suspended, is that of a road. In the reverbs of the guitars, in the light-stretched melodies, in the pure and serene air you breathe between songs, the setting for this album is the desire to escape…somewhere distant. The song’s titles give some hints to begin with: Young, Girlfriend, Never / ending Summer … Love The Unicorn themselves chose with the word “sport” (from the Latin word indicating to exit from the walls of the city to engage in competitive activities) the real idea behind their release: “Sports is a soundtrack to youth, to hangin’ out, going out. ” Spring’s sweetness that recalls the early Phoenix, a mix of guitars and synths à la Two Door Cinema Club, indie-pop and softness, but at the same time fast-paced beats. If the race is that to the new season, full of sunshine and promises, with this EP Love The Unicorn is already showing-off during the training.
We want music to never turn into something boring for us. It would mean that we have become boring. Because music does not
die with mp3′s or copyright: boredom is what brings it down, when it becomes a habit. All we need is a small do-it-yourself collective, as tiny as a simple smile....more