Perfect Blue is a six-piece band from Chicago, who say a desire to see something a little different in the Chicago music scene led to their formation. It’s certainly working, judging by the big, beguiling sound of Poppyseed.

Referencing 80s UK indie and the more melodic work of acts like 10,000 Maniacs and Throwing Muses, the track still conjures up a tribal, post-punk energy. As the vocals soothe, the arrangement soars and sears with its textured and tight approach. It’s a hard track to categorise, but one that’s very easy to enjoy, and is a great showcase for their sound.

Poppyseed features on the band’s self-titled EP which is out now on Spotify and Bandcamp. For more details on how to stream or download the track and EP, as well as news on any upcoming live dates, check out the band’s Instagram account.