Having spent the last few months releasing a wave of bold and dynamic alt-pop cuts, Scandinavian collective Twenty Committee have seemingly come out of nowhere to become one of the most impressive outfits to emerge all year. Working completely in collaboration with vocalist Chloe Rodgers, they have created a sound that is not only brilliantly appealing, but has its own edge that allows it to fully separate itself from what is happening around them. So with so much praise arriving in already, they have collected their work to date to release a compilation of their material so far in 'Minutes, Vol. 1', a bold and vivid reminder of where they are right now.
The new nine-track collection will hold no surprises to those that are already familiar with their releases, but for those who have only appreciated a glancing blow, 'Minutes, Vol. 1' serves as a broad and confident EP that sets them far apart from any of the more conventional pop routes adopted at the moment. Mixing up their aesthetic with a diverse and eclectic direction, which takes influences from supple dream-pop all the way through the more atmospheric and ethereal intentions, there is something truly special about Twenty Committee's sound that is simply impossible to ignore.
Bright and uplifting, as well as pensive and brooding in almost equal measure, 'Minutes, Vol. 1' is a strong reminder of everything they have created so far, and gives us a focused insight into what they are looking to achieve as a collective. They may not be on everyone's radar right now, but expect all of that to change very soon.