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Thursday, April 30, 2009

"You shouldn't be talking to me"

Sorry about the lack of a post yesterday. I really don't have a good excuse. But, I'll make up for it today with what is bound to be one of the summer's jolliest singles. Fibes, Of Fibes! are capable of creating some damn good pop (see Can't Be So or Get Up), and their singles are always top-notch. They have an instantly recognizable sound, which is best displayed on their funky, uptempo tracks. Love Child may just be the best single they've put out yet. The chorus ratchets catchiness up to a new level, followed by a boisterous marching band hook that places this track among the classics of 2009. The band have called it a "bastard anthem." I wonder if the lyrics are at all autobiographical? I have very high hopes for their upcoming album (curiously titled 1987). It sounds like they've been working with some great producers. I hope that Love Child is the template for the record's sound, because I think these guys are on the cusp of creating one stupendous album.

In unrelated news, who the hell is voting for Danny Gokey on American Idol?!?!? What do we have to do to get him voted off? And in what alternate universe was Adam in the bottom three?

(Music posted for evaluation purposes only. If you like what you hear, support the artists. Buy previous albums here.)


Anonymous Anonymous said...

Kris Allen should win this season of American Idol.

7:31 PM  
Blogger Laura (EuropeCrazy) said...

"Love Child" is indeed one awesome single, such an uplifting song with clever lyrics. Their new album would have to be one of my most long-awaited in what is already shaping up to be a vintage year for Swedish album releases ...and it's only May!

Loving your blog, keep up the great work :)

3:45 PM  
Anonymous Glen Glenn said...

Looks like the Pixies!

San Francisco Music,

2:08 PM  

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