Remember when summer used to mean something? When it was a vast expanse of freedom opening up before you, with endless possibilities? On her latest, “Summer Fever”, BETS wanted to tap into that combination of potential and hope.
“It’s that feeling when summer is coming, and here, and how damn good that feels, she says. “We feel free and we know we’ll be free for a few months. It’s that feeling when you get out of school at the end of the year and you feel the wild beautiful summer energy calling you.”
That doesn’t mean you necessarily have to do anything all that exceptional. In fact, sometimes doing nothing much at all if part of the allure. To the effect, the song comes in a sort of laid-back, take it as it comes attitude. There’s an excited feeling, but there’s no need to make a big deal about anything. After all, summer is going to last forever.
BETS will release the debut LP, Days Hours Nights on July 31.
Photo by Jaime Johnson.