The chorus of the New Retro‘s new song, “Two Step,” came to vocalist Che Adams in the shower. “The song is about how, in the right conditions, it only takes a moment to see into the future,” Adams writes in an email. Lyrically, he wanted to convey a sense of sudden love, when you’re getting to know someone and quickly realize you’re falling in love. “You’re meeting someone, getting to know them and falling in love all at the same time,” he says.
On “Two Step,” which appears on the College Park band’s forthcoming debut album, Adams wants the first dance and the happily ever after. “That’s what ‘Two Step’ is about,” Adams says, “a moment that warps itself into something far reaching when the right combination of fear, hope, and naïveté are all introduced.”
Stream “Two Step” after the jump.
The New Retro’s album release party is July 25 at Ram’s Head Live in Baltimore. Doors at 7 p.m. Tickets: $12-$15.