Beaty Heart (via band)

Beaty Heart (via band)


In Scene Report, musicians from all over the globe fill us in on what’s going on sonically in their hometowns. This week, tricky, tropical-party pop trio Beaty Heart let us know what’s up in Peckham, England. Their debut LP, Mixed Blessings, is out now via Nusic Sounds/Caroline.


 
Peckham used to be the armpit of London. Now it’s one of its tits. Over the last five years the area has been subject to a relentless gentrification process, and now finally enough white people have moved in for it to be considered a good place to get a cappuccino. That’s where we come in. Beaty Heart: three pasty gringos from South East England who play African and Caribbean-influenced indie pop. We like a crisp negroni to wash down our goat curry, and roll blunts with the culture section. And it is this delicate blend of open-mindedness and simple-mindedness that qualifies us as the ideal guides for muggles who have yet to experience the ramshackle charms (or redeeming features) of this “up and coming area.”
 

 

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