Song of the Day: “Sledgehammer” by Kid Bloom

Kid Bloom
Kid Bloom (Photo courtesy of Island Records)

Los Angeles-based singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumental­ist Kid Bloom releases new track “Sledgehammer,” along with news of his upcoming EP, due out Aug. 7 via Electric Feel/ Island Records. “Sledgehammer” conjures a “dreamy quality” as it nods to ’70s pop love songs.

This track is only a taste of what’s to come in the year ahead from this prolific young visionary artist.

Watch the official music video for “Sledgehammer” by Kid Bloom on YouTube:

Kid Bloom soared past 100 million indie streams in 2019. “Sledgehammer” which follows his first 2020 release “Wounded/Surrounded,” builds on the success of Bloom’s Lemonhead EP released last year. The Line of Best Fit dubbed its title track “the perfect marriage between 80s pop and con­tem­p­orary indie”; while OnesToWatch proclaimed the project, “yet another fabulous record.” Observers noted Kid Bloom’s sonic palette, steeped in influences as varied as Tame Impala, The Weeknd, Travis Scott, Big Star, and David Bowie.

Visit Kid Bloom’s website for more music!

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