Cut Copy – Stop, Horizon

Cut Copy have been around for 20 years, and I think this is the first time I’ve ever listened to a record of theirs. It’s entirely possible that I glanced at their name and got them confused with Coldcut which, while not exactly a great reflection on my musical nouse, is at least honest. Anyway, turns out their pretty popular and have released a lot of shiny, towering pop over the last two decades, and that’s definitely something I’m in the market for right now.

Stop, Horizon is taken from their new album Freeze, Melt. It’s about as pretty as pop gets, with a gently layer guitar loops slowly joined by tinkling percussion, whispered vocals and eventually a steady, four-four beat that nuzzles us you through to the end: a cosy, comforting hug of a record.