It’s been five years since Melody Prochet first turned heads as Melody’s Echo Chamber, combining her native tongue French with dreamy psychedelic soundscapes, with Tame Impala’s Kevin Parker behind the controls.
While Parker isn’t present on this album, his influence is still heard across Bon Voyage – aptly named, given that it takes the listener on an eclectic sonic journey. There are plenty of twists and turns, with Cross My Heart boasting flutes, strings and even a sudden breakdown, while the glitch-pop of Desert Horse would make Grimes proud. It’s a real mixed bag, but across the album’s seven tracks there’s something that will appeal to everyone ranging between pop fanatics and experimental music purveyors.
Bon Voyage is out now via Pod/Inertia.
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