Chicago artist TEEN BLUSH released a new single, Extra Ordinary, and music video. The song was produced by Miguel Plante of Dad Sports, a Canadian band (Ottawa), and the video was directed by Noah Keckler.
Extra Ordinary is a really nice synth bedroom pop single, emphasizing the pop. Unlike BETWEEN MY TEETH, Extra Ordinary is not guitar-driven New Wave; instead, the new TEEN BLUSH single is entirely synth pop with auto-tuned vocals and vocoders. A drum machine is up-close, with percussive synth sounds building the beat; pads and arpeggiated chords are placed behind the beat with reverb. Together, Extra Ordinary is a song you’ll find yourself repeating.
Noah Keckler, a teenage photographer and cinematographer from Chicago, directed and filmed the video (Noah directed the Dad Sports Name + Place video). In the video, Ken Foss of TEEN BLUSH is running through his daily routine, playing off the lyrics of the song.
“It’s just normal routineTEEN BLUSH – Extra Ordinary
One thing after one thing
Go to work then go sleep
Wake up, go eat, repeat”
TEEN BLUSH is the bedroom pop project of Ken Foss, a talented nineteen year-old from Wicker Park (Chicago). His influences range from Tame Impala to Slow Pulp (source). This is an artist to keep an eye on.
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