She & Him - 'I Could've Been Your Girl' [Listen]
Ahead of their forthcoming album, She & Him have allowed the retro-pop day dream that is 'I Could Have Been Your Girl' to leap and sway its way into our eardrums.
"If I could do it over, I'd send you the pillow that I cry on" wails Zooey, sounding somewhat like she knows it's a cliché but equally like she means it. Strings sigh and embrace the wistful vocals and of course it all sounds very sad, but at the same time upbeat – how are we supposed to feel, guys!?
Zooey Deschanel and M. Ward seem to be the perfect match again here, coupling saccharine vocals with upbeat 60s production to decorate unrequited love and heart ache in joy and a coy playfulness.
Volume 3 is out May 13th, 2013 on Domino Records.
Today's 'News In Brief' is sponsored by chocolate mice. She & Him, Liars & Trash Kit have all been added to this years ATP Festival curated by Matt Groening. For lineup/ticket info, head to http://www.atpfestival.coml Following the massive critical acclaim heaped upon her US (Fat Possum Records) released & Bill Reynolds (Band of Horses) produced 'Why You Runninâ EP late last year, Lissie Maurus releases her first material for Columbia Records on April 5th. Tomor... (continued) [read more]
She & Him (pictured above) She & Him will release their sophomore album, Volume Two, on April 5th, 2010 via Double Six. Written by Zooey Deschanel (She) and produced by M. Ward (Him), Volume Two is the highly anticipated follow up to the duoâs critically acclaimed debut, Volume One. Volume Two makes good on Volume Oneâs musical promise and then some. With eleven original tracks and two covers â âRidinâ In My Carâ by NRBQ and Skeeter Davisâ âGonna Get Al... (continued) [read more]
Mix/Cover/Live thrown together with the MP3 Roundup? Yes please! Mew MP3: Mew - Repeaterbeater http://www.mewsite.com/ A Grave With No Name MP3: A Grave With No Name - Sofia http://www.myspace.com/agravewithnoname Mix/Cover/Live Remix MP3: Radiohead - House Of Cards (Solarstone) Cover MP3: She & Him - Please Please Please Let Me Get What I Want (The Smiths) Live MP3: Yeah Yeah Yeahs - Heads Will Roll (Live) [read more]
Today's Mix/Cover/Live + MP3 Roundup includes Caribou, She & Him, Bon Iver & Hooray For Earth. MP3: Caribou - Odessa (David Wrench's Drumapella) http://www.myspace.com/cariboumanitoba MP3: She & Him - You Really Got A Hold On Me (The Miracles) http://www.sheandhim.com/ MP3: Bon Iver - For Emma (Live) http://www.myspace.com/boniver MP3: Hooray For Earth - Surrounded By Your Friends URL [read more]