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Hear “Don’t Yah Feel Better?”: a new single by The Velveteins

Photo: Courtesy of the artists

Since the loss of my dear Alex Ghassan in the Oakland Warehouse Fire, I’ve been in limbo. I haven’t done much creative writing but I think it is time to make a change. In the afternoon, The Velveteins shared their new single, “Don’t Yah Feel Better?”

The Velveteins
Photo: Courtesy of the artists

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“Don’t Yah Feel Better?” sounds like music you would hear playing in a movie—during a bike riding scene. I could also hear it on a playlist in a restaurant downtown. I imagine it in a swanky café that sells vegan peppermint hot chocolate and cinnamon chew sticks. The Edmonton, Canada-based band says that guitar melody was influenced by traditional Indian music.

Listen to the happy-go-lucky song from Slow Wave. It is a single from their debut LP. The album is set to release in 2017. If you like it, be on the lookout for more music from the album.


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Written by Richardine Bartee

Her unprejudiced love for people, the arts, and business have taken her this far. Join Richardine on her journey as she writes history into existence, one article at a time. Richardine is a member of the Recording Academy/GRAMMYs, and a GRAMMY U Mentor. She is part of the Complex Day Ones, an exclusive community to help make the Complex experiences even better.