Wowser Bowser

Wowser Bowser

Soon after "Water Story" appeared in early 2011, Atlanta's Wowser Bowser started to get some deserved attention. The exuberant synth anthem about a lost toy boat came layered with charm. Bouncing pop melodies frolic over skittering drums; it's children's music for adults. "All music has ties to childhood," George Pettis, the group's vocalist, explains. "It's that sort of remembrance when the world was a little bigger and the colors were a little bit brighter." The opener for the quintet's self-titled debut, released this January, "Water Story" starts... more