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really good sheryl crowe-core (riyl: land of talk, courtney barnett)

https://sopharela.bandcamp.com/

https://f4.bcbits.com/img/a2415750108_16.jpg

flopson, Friday, 15 September 2017 23:45 (two years ago) link

this is really nice, thanks for sharing! hits the spot

flappy bird, Saturday, 16 September 2017 21:27 (two years ago) link

so good, right?

need to get Brad on this

flopson, Sunday, 17 September 2017 18:25 (two years ago) link

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dGBxa9bAbo8

flopson, Sunday, 17 September 2017 18:53 (two years ago) link

four months pass...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ouem6cFXJvA

flopson, Friday, 19 January 2018 05:32 (two years ago) link

good song

flappy bird, Sunday, 21 January 2018 23:24 (two years ago) link

one month passes...

I'm six songs into Clean so far and wow it's amazing

josh az (2011nostalgia), Tuesday, 27 February 2018 08:49 (one year ago) link

It is. I'd been kind of lukewarm on her stuff previously, but "Skin" has been life-changing on this particular Friday.

Johnny Fever, Saturday, 3 March 2018 01:08 (one year ago) link

three weeks pass...

so far i'm liking this less than Collection, as a front-to-back listen. some of the slower soft ones don't drive me wild and there are too many of them. love the taut garagey of 'your dog', 'last girl', 'cool' (which are the best songs she's ever written imo). incredibly talented songwriter

flopson, Monday, 26 March 2018 05:42 (one year ago) link

She’s great but I think this “band name” is a really poor choice, at least for an artist of her style. Maybe for a zany teenage punk band or something.

absorbed carol channing's powers & psyche (morrisp), Monday, 26 March 2018 16:18 (one year ago) link

i agree. i'm not normally a "can't get past the name" person - in fact it always annoys me - but Soccer Mommy is not a good choice here.

alpine static, Monday, 26 March 2018 19:06 (one year ago) link

I'm ALMOST past the name "Car Seat Headrest" (a band I love)... lol

absorbed carol channing's powers & psyche (morrisp), Monday, 26 March 2018 19:10 (one year ago) link

Collection had a lot of modest pleasures, but Clean is a huge leap forward. She really leveled up everything for this one; better songs, more surprises, striking production.

Evan R, Monday, 26 March 2018 19:16 (one year ago) link

I like her but honestly if I hadn't stumbled across her video, I would've never checked it out based on the name

tinnitus the night (Ross), Monday, 26 March 2018 19:18 (one year ago) link

name rules fyi

flopson, Monday, 26 March 2018 21:46 (one year ago) link

more surprises, striking production.

i don’t like the hard stereo pan in the opener

flopson, Monday, 26 March 2018 21:47 (one year ago) link

She and her band are playing dates w/Liz Phair, which almost seems a little too "on the nose" for a pairing... probably good exposure, tho

absorbed carol channing's powers & psyche (morrisp), Tuesday, 27 March 2018 16:27 (one year ago) link

two weeks pass...

Name is good, I was wrong. Where should I start with her music ?

after party for the apocalypse (Ross), Sunday, 15 April 2018 16:38 (one year ago) link

There’s only two albums, no?

absorbed carol channing's powers & psyche (morrisp), Sunday, 15 April 2018 16:53 (one year ago) link

3 albums and some EPs i believe

after party for the apocalypse (Ross), Sunday, 15 April 2018 16:55 (one year ago) link

Clean is such a good record

done and dusted (Ross), Saturday, 28 April 2018 14:59 (one year ago) link

Heavy Mirah vibes

done and dusted (Ross), Saturday, 28 April 2018 15:04 (one year ago) link

Still maintain a lot like Mirah. Love it

done and dusted (Ross), Friday, 4 May 2018 05:10 (one year ago) link

three months pass...

great record

Ross, Friday, 10 August 2018 16:05 (one year ago) link

yes. been listening to it a lot this week.

geoffreyess, Friday, 10 August 2018 16:22 (one year ago) link

same, not sure why but like it hits the spot - rocks out, has lots of nice mellow tracks-chill rockers

does not lose the momentum, which is kinda a problem i have with the snail mail record - too many slow tracks near the end deflates the balloon

dj screwed (Ross), Friday, 10 August 2018 16:24 (one year ago) link

one year passes...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DTc1w32Vbeo

this new one is really pleasant

ufo, Tuesday, 14 January 2020 21:53 (two weeks ago) link

I wish I heard some of the piercing sadness of Clean in the new songs, but will withhold judgment until I hear the full album -- maybe she's releasing the stuff that sounds different first, trying to avoid getting pigeonholed.

"Circle the Drain" is catchy but I'm not crazy about that super-clean production style, which for some reason (???) makes me think of the second Third Eye Blind album.

handsome boy modelling software (bernard snowy), Tuesday, 21 January 2020 15:16 (one week ago) link

way to get me to listen to this bernard

american bradass (BradNelson), Tuesday, 21 January 2020 15:21 (one week ago) link

wonderful song

I have not yet begun to fart (rip van wanko), Tuesday, 21 January 2020 16:19 (one week ago) link


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