Release Date: Jul 20, 2018
Record label: Tiny Engines
By the end of 2017, Wild Pink's self-titled debut was being celebrated as one of the year's overlooked gems. This designation would've had the ring of faint praise if the band's music hadn't sounded like it was made to be stumbled upon. John Ross sang fully formed, footnoted sentences at a conversational volume. The hooks never gave you a hard sell--they were just phrases that rattled around on repeat, lodging themselves in your short-term memory.