Kudos to Chris from Gorilla vs. Bear for introducing me to these guys. A bunch of seven friends from Dalarnas län, Sweden who met at a summer camp when they were 14 (that might/might not be them above). Taking their moniker from the place they first hooked up where “the nights went on forever and we thought we would never get old” Summer Camp make music that perfectly captures that simple memory. Lo-fi, hazy dream pop that is utterly beguilling. Swear to God, I’ve just played their Heathers sampling ‘I Only Have Eyes For You’ ten times straight and as soon as I finish writing this, I’ll probably go back for another sitting. Hopelessly romantic and full of wide eyed wonder – this is SUMMER CAMP folks. Remember their name.
Oh, and according to Transparent Blog, the guys are now living over here in London. I’m-a-gonna hunt them down and give them all a big hug.
Check out two more songs, ‘Why Don’t You Stay’ and ‘Ghost Train’ over on their MySpace page whilst downloading ‘I Only Have Eyes For You’ below.