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Wednesday, July 07, 2010

Lights Over Paris - Turn Off The Lights


"I know the little things you like"

This is wholly American powerpop radio fodder, with a sound circa 2008 (think Metro Station's Shake It), yet that's partially why I love it. There's a single-mindedness here, to create a track as catchy and instant as possible for modern radio. It follows a template, sure, and sounds like about a million other things, but the band definitely succeeds. The overall feel is uptempo and singalong, though in some of the group's other tracks, the vocals have a pleasant glam swagger (some even sound a bit like Def Leppard). Just don't watch the video, which swings full tilt into cheesy posturing (with a horrible pop-culture-of-the-moment twist at the end). The song's already cheesy and disposable enough, but for Summer of 2010, it'll work.

Lights Over Paris - Turn Off the Lights by alienhits

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Blogger Paul said...

oh now this is all sorts of addictive! I actually think the video is hilarious in a good-bad way :P Sometimes you just need to "rawk" out to a tune like this...

*attempts devil horn fingers*

5:03 AM  
Blogger clewiss said...

yeeeah! totally rockable song and a totally entertaining video. what could be better? (:

10:06 AM  

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