PAPA :: "Ain't It So"

Los Angeles-based PAPA seem to inspire comparisons to the Strokes, though this is a little like saying your extroverted, upwardly mobile, politically-minded friend reminds you of a young Bill Clinton. It isn't particularly fair and remains one of those general specifics. In reality, PAPA seem to channel some of the more muted influences in T.Rex. "Ain't It So" is a slice of glammed out rock with an absolutely gratuitous (and this isn't always bad) key change thrown in during the finishing kick. The guitar hooks, the real hallmark of this band, will stick to your temporal lobe like the name of your first girlfriend, somewhere between absolutely arbitrary and a chunk of important, sepia-toned memory.
PAPA: Ain't It So by Hit City USA

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