“Tropical” has become such a meaningless buzzword that hearing something that genuinely sounds tropical is a genuine shock to the system. Buddhahouse has done this well over the last two years, whether via the cool shimmy of “Summer Breeze” or borderline kitsch of “Mango!,” each of which have genuinely gotten me writing about weather.* “See You” turns away from obvious summer references, while the sound is more subtle, featuring the sliced vocal syllables most commonly tied to that other tropical sound. Yet it also gets accented by steel drum notes, and features a great groove. Get it here, or listen below.
*not a tough thing to do, though