Houston New York City Queens is a band from which I continually look for exciting new things. Their music, especially the song “Roman Candles,” always makes me do a double take when it comes on. The band’s 2012 album, Burn Out Like Roman Candles, is full of lush, catchy songs that bring to mind early Coldplay and mid-period Radiohead, and that are intricate enough to make you stop and actually listen.
Here’s a video of the band performing “Roman Candles” live:
You can read more about the band in a recent Houstonia magazine article.
Watch the official video for “Waited For You”:
New York City Queens plays at Free Press Summer Fest on Sunday, June 1st, at 11:30am on the Neptune stage.