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Winnetka Bowling League Lights A Passionate Fire In “Handsome”

Photo by Paige Sara

Los Angeles-based 3-piece band Winnetka Bowling League is lifting spirits effortlessly with their latest exhilarating single, "Handsome."

Featuring the versatile and irresistible music stylings of Matthew Koma, Kris Mazzarisi, and Sam Beresford, Winnetka Bowling League has made waves with previous releases like "Slow Dance," "CVS," and "On The 5," gathering over 400K monthly listeners on Spotify alone.

The band is set to release their debut album, Sha La La, on May 31 via Local Weather/MDDN Records. Off that album is their lively recent single that's guiding us to the dancefloor titled "Handsome," teasing the album's vibe, while Koma says it's about "telling your friend to shut the fuck up about their new texting obsession and either go fishing or be fished."

The new single, "Handsome," kicks off with the brightest vibes and Koma's delightful vocals that instantly lift the spirits alongside the band's upbeat alt-rock instrumentation that keeps the feet moving. As we near the insanely catchy hook, Koma reminds his buddy that all this texting won't do him any good. Either take this "Handsome" girl dancing, or someone else will.

It's a highly passionate, supremely uplifting listening experience that not only serves as the perfect introduction to Winnetka Bowling League's unique stylings but reminds listeners that if they want something, they better go get it. The chilling bridge that feels like a whirlwind of emotions is top-tier, perfectly leading us to the outro while closing the song on a powerful, exhilarating note.

Lucky for you, you can catch Winnetka Bowling League live this summer as they kick off their new tour on June 25 in Seattle, Washington. Until then, check out their latest single, "Handsome," on all digital streaming platforms, and don't miss their upcoming album, Sha La La, on May 31.


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