Sorry to break it to you, but summer’s almost over. Well it is here in the Western Hemisphere, at least. New Zealand—where Bevan Smith is based—just survived its winter season, so things are bound to get hotter from here on out.
With that in mind, you have to wonder why the singer/producer (a.k.a. Introverted Dancefloor, also of The Ruby Suns, Skallander, Signer and Aspen) is already “Giving Up on Summer” in today’s #selftitledpremiere. Turns out it’s about more than today’s high temperature. Here’s his side of the story:
And the B52’s song in question:
Now compare/contrast, followed by the first two singles from Introverted Dancefloor’s self-titled debut, which is due out on Carpark September 25th.