On the Horizon: A ’60s Simplicity, The Bell Peppers.

On the Horizon: A ’60s Simplicity, The Bell Peppers.

Some days I get to sitting; waiting; wishing as though I were that ever barefoot, insufferable imp Jack sodding Johnson. Wishing for everything to be that bit more simple; that bit more carefree, though ultimately more caring. And when I listen to the wistful instrumental doo-wop waltzing of The Bell Peppers’ Moonlight Heartache, I get the impression that the Mancunian duo comprising Miyk Topping and Dominic Oliver yearn for that very same reality. It’ll never happen – life’s been irrevocably disrupted by technology, and an obsession with money, and all manner of other malevolence, just as the bluer section of their native city has been – though for the four short minutes this one ambles along for, everything feels alright. It’s strangely therapeutic in that sense, and we can but helplessly prescribe a dose of the below…

The Bell Peppers’ Bandcamp.

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