Ages and Ages - How It Feels

Song of the Day
Today’s song, featured on The Midday Show with Cheryl Waters, is “How It Feels” by Ages & Ages, a single available via Partisan Records.
By Annette Barlow

Hailing from Portland, Oregon, indie darlings Ages & Ages bring their hand-clapping, hope-soaked sound to latest single “How It Feels,” a peppy little number built on a bed of ethereal choral harmonies, sunny synth stabs, Casiotone baubles, and ‘60s-inflected, spidery guitar runs.

It’s a chirpier turn for a band who kept a toe dipped into life’s darker side on their album Alright You Restless. With its ambling melody and soul-laid-bare lyrics (“But I wanted to tell you how it feels/Well, my problems are irrelevant/It doesn’t make it any less real”), “How It Feels” shows a new angle to Ages & Ages that suits them well. One to keep the Winter blues at bay.

Keep up with news and live dates from Ages & Ages via their website, and check out their visit to KEXP from a few years ago.

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