Pains Of Being Pure At Heart :: "Everything With You"

Pains Of Being Pure At Heart are equal parts expected and experimental and have a habit of playing only at Cake Shop. Other than that, they sound a little bit like shoegazing Smiths cover band. I mean, face it, if there was one band in the world that you would trust to play a rocked-out "Girlfriend In A Coma," it might be POBPAH. And maybe that's a way of writing them off - comparisons have a way of doing that - but I mean it in a good way. Isn't that how the old saying goes: 'tis better to be a Smiths cover band than to have totally sucked and never played Cake Shop at all?

Admit it: you can't listen to these verses and not want to sing, "shyness is nice and shyness can keep you from doing all the things you like to." It's almost the same melody. But, there's an edge here: fuzzy guitars and shiny synths. A little bit darker and not quite as cheeky. Maybe even a little experimental. So if there's something you want to try, ask me. I won't say no. How could I?

Listen :: Pains Of Being Pure At Heart - "Everything With You"

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