In this age of digital music, few bands come across as “mystic.” But that’s exactly the word to describe symphonic dream-pop band Carrousel. Started by Joel Piedt, the group worked on its debut album for more than two years. “Where Do We Go From Here” is a heart-racing swell of harmonies and strings, as an enchanting chorus of voices sings out softly and sweetly, with bracing emotional honesty. “14” has more of a folky vibe, but the vocal arrangements are equally as stunning. 27 Rue De Mi’chelle is out May 15. Download “Where Do We Go From Here” and “14” below.
“Where Do We Go From Here” (download):