Pittsburgh synth-pop/new wave band Balloon Ride Fantasy caught our eyes and ears with this seductively nostalgic song titled "Wild Dream". Underpinned by hypnotic bright synths, ethereal arpeggios, and warm textures laid over punchy drums, the band delivers an enticing piece to our ear drums. Led by frontman Chris Olszewski's sultry, airy melodic runs and soul-stirring, sensual lyrics, listeners get the full picture of a wild intense love that has boiled out of control. The sonics are quite engulfing, and the layered sounds give off a hypnotic and dreamy feel reminiscent of 80s artists such as C.S Angels and to some degree Chaz Jenkel.
The visual strays from the expected, and ditches the performance shots with a zany, psychedelic visual. We only see the animated lips of the band members with a multitude of waveforms, pulses, and other retro-inspired effects.