Sunfruits – “End Of The World”

End Of The World,” the latest song from Australian band Sunfruits, is a masterfully composed piece of indie retro rock/pop. You can tell that this Melbourne-based band has a good ear for retro sounds from the opening backing vocal harmonies and clean electric guitar. The song perfectly captures the nostalgic vibe of the late 1960s and early 1970s. The musical Hair comes to mind as I listen.

The band blends fuzzy rhythm guitar tones, a pulsating bass, and a great organ pad as the song kicks into full swing. The drums maintain a constant and unwavering rhythm. But it is the cool lead vocal and lush backing vocals that, for me, steal the show. The backing vocals either support by singing the lyrics or creating fantastic harmony lines. Those harmony lines are what make me reach for the Hair comparison.