Time to end the days’ shares (for now) with something beautiful. Kishi Bashi’s wistful A Sunday Smile is a spectacular cover of Beriut with extra layers of lush chamber pop. The fantastic strings on this just take me far away. The expressiveness of the always morphing track is incredible. From the romanticism of the lush strings, it moves into the playfulness of a plucky banjo. The artist behind the complex solo act is K Ishibashi, who’s also the founding member of Jupiter One and tours with Of Montreal and Regina Spektor. Obviously a masterful instrumentalist and producer, I can only imagine how he sounds live. Of course, we must listen to the original Beirut song after that. I must say though, I do miss the horns on the cover. Me and horns. Sigh.

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