Kindness’ Album Title Hints at the Origin of Disco

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The British singer and songwriter Adam Bainbridge, who records under the name Kindness, has just released his first album, World, You Need a Change of Mind. He’s an unabashed ’80s revivalist — he told Hive his album was “… a heartfelt taste on everything I love.” Specifically, he’s playing with the sounds of dance music from the moment that disco was beginning to feel like a thing of the past and R&B was starting to shift to electronic instruments but hadn’t yet phased out electric guitars and basses. Here’s the video for the Kindness track “Cyan”:

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