The Boat People have been around for a while now, and to be honest, I actually hadn’t heard much of their stuff until Triple J offered a free download of their track Damn Defensive a few months ago. Damn Defensive is a super catchy indie guitar pop song and you can hear it if you jump on their MySpace page. Their album, Dear Darkley was released earlier on this year and you can grab it from iTunes.
The guys have a bit of a double A side remix package going with album cuts Antidote and Dance To My Pain as well as remixes from No Device and some guy calling himself Ming The Merciless Pantydote.
Both Antidote and Dance To My Pain are solid pop songs. Antidote is already a bit of a fave on ze itunes and i only got it an hour or two ago. The remixes are also really good. No Device offers remixes of both tracks and his cut up and looping and crazy approach to the vocals in both is a bit of a highlight. The final remix comes from Ming The Merciless Pantydote and although i’m not sure about his name…his remix of Antidote is crazy good. Creates this massif atmospheric mood which the vocals suit pretty darn well.
Anyway, we have all five tracks below for streamin. You can download lead track Antidote though!
The Boat People – Antidote
The Boat People – Dance To My Pain
The Boat People – Antidote (No Device Remix)
The Boat People – Dance To My Pain (No Device Remix)
The Boat People – Antidote (Ming The Merciless Pantydote Remix)