Music » Music Stories & Interviews

Beach Day’s debut LP is meteoric yet sensible

Album review: Beach Day’s Trip Trap Attack

by

comment
1511115.jpg

Beach Day – Trip Trap Attack
Kanine Records
★★★★

This awaited debut LP by the meteoric South Florida trio validates the early hype and demonstrates why they’re among the best of the girl-group revivalists. Besides the slight garage grit, they’re incredibly literal. But thanks primarily to the big voice of little Kimmy Drake, they’re also more precise and incandescent. Highlights are the fantastic retro-jangle of “Boys,” the bikini twist of “Beach Day,” the sock-hopping “Come Back to Me,” the strangely ’80s-tinged “Am I the Only One” and especially the full Spector majesty of “Walking on the Streets.” The sensibility’s simple, but their strength is in keeping things fun and just plain good.

We welcome readers to submit letters regarding articles and content in Orlando Weekly. Letters should be a minimum of 150 words, refer to content that has appeared on Orlando Weekly, and must include the writer's full name, address, and phone number for verification purposes. No attachments will be considered. Writers of letters selected for publication will be notified via email. Letters may be edited and shortened for space.

Email us at feedback@orlandoweekly.com.

Support Local Journalism.
Join the Orlando Weekly Press Club

Local journalism is information. Information is power. And we believe everyone deserves access to accurate independent coverage of their community and state. Our readers helped us continue this coverage in 2020, and we are so grateful for the support.

Help us keep this coverage going in 2021. Whether it's a one-time acknowledgement of this article or an ongoing membership pledge, your support goes to local-based reporting from our small but mighty team.

Join the Orlando Weekly Press Club for as little as $5 a month.