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Scotland's Buffet Lunch have one of the more unique takes on indie rock you've heard in a while. I'm going to steal a word from their press release and describe their music as "upbeat wonkiness." Their new single, "Red Apple Happiness," is a charmingly upbeat oddity. There's the usual indie rock hallmarks of slightly off kilter singing and noisy guitars, but also horns. The song just kind of meanders at its own pace, in whatever direction it feels like. It sounds like Pavement went completely bonkers. Despite this description, it's a quite pleasant listen. Maybe not for Taylor Swift fans, but for those of us that tend to go for music a little more odd, it's an absolute delight.
You can watch the video for "Red Apple Happiness" below. The Power of Rocks, the debut album from Buffet Lunch, will be out May 7 on Upset the Rhythm. You can pre-order a copy here. For more on Buffet Lunch, check them out on Twitter and Tumblr.