What's with those Canadians and their swirling, uplifting gems of perfect indie pop these days. Whatever it is, I'm loving it.
Stars - In our bedroom after the war (lovely stuff altogether)
(pity about a few people nattering away at the start)
Stars - The night starts here
Stars - Your ex-lover is dead
Obviously, Canada is a huge country but there is definitely a particular genre of music that many people would associate with it at the moment. Bristol was famous for producing a distinctive type of music a few years back with groups like Massive Attack, Tricky and Portishead among others.
The start of this track hints at a song of understated, melancholic briliance.
The New Pornographers - Challengers