“I gotta lotta big dreams and I wanna see where they go”
Columbus-based alt-pop five-piece, Kid Runner, has been going strong since their 2013 debut EP came out to commercial and critical success. Today they’ve released their brand new single, “Don’t Change Me”, teasing out their forthcoming LP, Body Language, due 8/12. The track boasts whimsical vocals that harken back to 90s bubblegum pop, underpinned by what sounds like a distorted old Wurlitzer-style tinkering electric piano, adding a perfect element of charm and quirk. Toward the end of the track we get a burst of refreshing female vocal harmonies coming in at the middle of the bridge, lending weight to the composition as a whole, and propelling it forward. Take a first listen to this sparkling pop gem right here, and keep your eyes out for what’s to come from the band’s debut LP on 8/12.