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The Babe Rainbow Brainwashes Us With 60s Groove In Their Single “Johny Says Stay Cool”

Cool down your neurons.

Photo: Grandstand Media & Management

The Babe Rainbow’s latest single “Johny Says Stay Cool” sounds like a track composed in the 60s that feels like a commercial song you heard during your childhood. You can’t really remember the ad, but there is a brainwash-y hook within the strumming chords that takes over your brain and transports you into a groovy funk – it’s like watching TV where your brain wanders off to an alternative dimension. The megaphonized vocals drives you further away from reality. Indulge:

“Johny Says Stay Cool” is from the trio’s debut self-titled album, which will be out on September 1st. Comprised of Jack “Cool-Breeze” and Angus Darling The Hothouse Flower, the Aussie duo started songsculpting together since middle school. It wasn’t until 2015 when they met Venezuelan pianist Lu-Lu-Felix Domingo that Babe Rainbow was fully formed. Make sure you memorize their names before seeing them live:

Australia 2017 tour

7/28 – Babushka (Perth, Australia)

7/29 – Clancy’s (Fremantle Wa, Australia)

8/3 – The Curtin Band Room (Melbourne, Australia)

8/4 – The Curtin (Carlton, Australia)

8/5 – Exeter Hotel (Adelaide, Australia)

8/11 – The Foundry (Fortitude Valley, Australia)

8/12 – The Lansdowne Hotel (Chippendale, Australia)

8/13 – Lansdowne Hotel (Camperdown, Australia)

Europe 2017 tour

9/4 – The Hope & Ruin (Brighton, UK)

9/5 – The Hare And Hounds (Birmingham, UK)

9/6 – Moth Club (London, UK)

9/8 – shon schön (Mainz, Germany)

9/9 – Leffingeleuren Festival (Leffinge-Middelkerke, Belgium)

9/11 – Ilses Erika (Leipzig, Germany)

9/12 – Berghain / Kantine (Berlin, Germany)

9/13 – Molotow (Hamburg, Germany)

9/19 – Mascotte (Zurich, Switzerland)

9/20 – L’Ecurie (Geneva, Switzerland)

9/22 – Indiestad @ Paradiso (Amsterdam, Netherlands)

North America 2017 tour

10/5 – Baby’s All Right (New York, NY, USA)

10/9 – The Basement (Nashville, TN, USA)

10/12 – Hotel Vegas (Austin, TX, USA)

10/13 – Monarch (El Paso, TX, USA)

10/15 – Desert Daze Festival (Joshua Tree, CA, USA)

10/17 – Echoplex (Los Angeles, CA, USA)

10/18 – Beauty Bar (Las Vegas, NV, USA)

10/19 – Blonde Bar (San Diego, CA, USA)

10/21 – Great American Music Hall (San Francisco, CA, USA)

10/23 – Sunset Tavern (Seattle, WA, USA)

10/25 – The Cobalt (Vancouver, BC, Canada)

10/26 – Garabaldi (Whistler, BC, Canada)

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