Ah, youthful days of summer. For some of us that felt like eons ago, but Oakland band Same Girls‘ latest single “Sailing” recalls a sunny bliss, lifting the rainy days of January.
Lead singer Taifa Nia has a deeper message, however, beneath the groovy guitar lines and funky bass. As drummer Otto Janes describes, “‘Sailing’ is like a dream — the melodies suggest wish fulfillment, but there’s a darker edge to it. As if in the dream, you can’t really find what your looking for, or you have to wake up as soon as you do.”