the best kinds of power-pop songs are packed full of indelible counterpoint. on “i need you,” the lead-off single from private interest’s forthcoming debut ep, only for a moment, the minneapolis quartet pits a robust, busy bass line against chiming guitar chords, and then weaves a winding countermelody through that already-solid infrastructure. throw an impassioned lead vocal and a scorching guitar solo on top and you’re left with one of the more impressive sub-two-minute singles to surface in recent memory.
only for a moment is out october 21st via the ever-important forged artifacts. take a listen to “i need you” below.