Bristol band New Carnival impress on sophomore track “Sweet Caroline”. The follow-up “Where Do You Wanna Go?” from the fall, “Sweet Caroline” follows an unexpected course of construction. Out the gate with a Peter Gabriel “Sledgehammer”-styled bit of big beat syncopation, “Sweet Caroline” erupts in its chorus into a “Love Rollercoaster”-esque groove galvanized by modern melodic ideas. One to watch.
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