Montréal SOTW: TOPS – “Petals”


It’s been a while since Montreal-based indie rock band, TOPS, released new music, three years to be exact. You might remember the Canadian rockers for their hit “Way to be Loved,” off their much successful 2014 LP, Picture You Staring. Their groovy new single, “Petals,” reveals that the Montreal quartet has not lost their touch, creating eloquent and hip melodies with their minimalist methods and showcasing Jane Penny’s distinctive vocals. “Petals,” comes off TOPS’ upcoming album, Sugar At The Gate, set to release on June 9, via Arbutus Records. The video is just as dreamy as the track and has an old Hollywood quality to it, which is befitting considering that TOPs relocated to LA to record the new album.


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