Lucid Express are Wang, Wai, Andy, Kim and Sky: five young dreamers creating an airy blend of shoegaze and indie pop amongst Hong Kong’s skyscrapers, mountains, and packed alleyways. The band was formerly known as Thud.
Today they release their first single, Wellwave: a floaty, atmospheric track with sparkly guitars, aided by coiling synths, drum-computers and ethereal, cooing vocals. It reminds me very strongly of Airiel‘s Firefly. Shoegazers and dreampoppers will surely welcome this sound to the ever-expanding compendium of otherworldy indiepop!
Lucid Express’ forthcoming debut album “Lucid Express” will be out on July 16th on Kanine Records and Middle Class Cigars.