Wednesday, 8 June 2011

The Naked And Famous - Girls Like You [Song Review]

Click here or read below for my review of the latest single by The Naked And Famous. It was published on Pure Grain Audio.

Rating: 7 / 10

“Girls Like You” is the third single from The Naked And Famous d├ębut album, Passive Me, Aggressive You. The single is actually about two minutes shorter than the album version, but that does not particularly matter. The 126 extra seconds on the album is basically some unnecessary weird noises and slowly descending feedback.

The song, musically, is quite enjoyable. It is a mixture of shoegaze and electropop with a very infectious chorus. The track builds up to a nice climax, followed by a much improved twenty seconds of feedback and noise, compared to the album format. However, the main downside is that after a few spins, the listener realises that the originally infectious chorus of “don’t you know people write songs about girls like you?” becomes a little repetitive.

written by Will Lyon

Run Time: 3:59
Release Date: 06.06.2011

1 comment:

  1. What? The extended version on the album is beautiful. The instrumental ending is far from "unnecessary weird", but adds the emotional climax and melancholy as it dissipates. That part of the song gives me chills, it's so beautiful.