Girls - Summertime (2009)

Health insurance rip off lying FDA big bankers buying
Fake computer crashes dining
Cloning while they're multiplying
Fashion shoots with Beck and Hanson
Courtney Love, and Marilyn Manson
You're all fakes
Run to your mansions
Come around
We'll kick your ass in

Postby computer problems » Tue Jul 16, 2019 3:27 am

owens got in a motorcycle accident and forgot all the songs
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Postby Grumby » Tue Jul 16, 2019 3:24 pm

GET HIGH LIKE I USED TA DO
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Postby brent » Tue Jul 16, 2019 3:42 pm

this is my fav girls song

the production on it is pure beauty, just gorgeous woozy mid-fi. captures the same vibe the best clientele songs do, i wish more bands would mine that sound
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Postby Grumby » Fri Jul 19, 2019 1:19 pm

this song is stuck in my head today again
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Postby Grumby » Sun Jul 21, 2019 3:53 pm

hell yeah tech boom can't move to sf no mo

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Postby ripersnifle » Sun Jul 21, 2019 3:54 pm

inspired by this thread i threw on FSHG on Friday night to test my strong take itt. it still sucks!
steakspoon wrote:sorry if sounds corny fellas but i'll always remember where i was when i heard my first big star song..the internet.
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Postby ripersnifle » Sun Jul 21, 2019 3:57 pm

it's funny how they worked against seemingly all their strengths on that record.

long, turgid multipart songs. formulaic pop ballads ("love like a river," which, iirc, Owens had said he wrote "for Justin Bieber," which ... lol and "saying i love you"). dialing down the (good) lo-fi/shoegaze influence.

"alex" is still good though.
steakspoon wrote:sorry if sounds corny fellas but i'll always remember where i was when i heard my first big star song..the internet.
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Postby Grumby » Sun Jul 21, 2019 3:59 pm

i don't think i even listened to it tbh. it's kinda weird i'm even re-visiting this band but maybe i'm nostalgic for the last turn of the decade or something. the songs are obviously catchy too
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Postby Grumby » Sun Jul 21, 2019 4:04 pm

that guy from diiv was in this band and also smith westerns. i always forget
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