From the moment it opens with a very danceable beat and lush atmospherics, “Woods,” a new song by the Brooklyn-based music duo Countryclub, just grabs you and never lets go. It’s a vibrant track that has all the ingredients of a perfect indie-pop song: a catchy hook, call-and-response vocals and harmonies, and dreamy, escapist lyrics. And when the guitars kick in at about the one-minute mark, the track really soars. Then when the song is over, you’re left feeling both satisfied and wanting more. (Stream it below.)
“Woods” is the first-ever single from Countryclub, a new band from Lauren Musacchio and Dan Cohen (we previously profiled Musacchio, who founded the boutique outlet Straw and Gold). Countryclub is curretnly at work on an EP, and if “Woods” is any indication, we should expect some great things from this new act. It should add some serious levity to a chilly weekend.