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 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]
The follow-up to 2013's Volume 3 is set for release this December. [read more]
On March 15th 2010, She & Him release 'In The Sun' as the first single from their forthcoming album, Volume Two, which will be available from April 5th via Double Six. 'In The Sun' features guest vocals from Tilly & The Wall. In The Sun is backed with a stunning rendition of the Beach Boysâ classic, I Can Hear Music. The Irrepressibles have just confirmed an acoustic session at the Rough Trade shop on Brick Lane at 1pm on Saturday 30th January. Entry is free and they wi... (continued) [read more]
Zooey Deschanel and M. Ward's project She & Him will be releasing their fifth album Classics this fall. It'll be composed of 13 covers performed alongside a 20 piece orchestra. [read more]