wavves, best coast collab on a christmas tune
  • THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 2010

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That's right kids, Wavves and Best Coast, both summery-sounding west coast bands, have come together for an original Christmas duet, "Got Something For You." For a compilation put out by Target (the retail chain) no less. Not surprisingly, it is probably the most summery Christmas tune I've ever heard (except for those sleigh bells) — but hey, it's an escape from the chilly weather and it makes for a nice change of pace from the endless reworkings of "White Christmas" and "Frosty the Snowman" that usually accompany the holidays. At the very least, it adds a twist of the unexpected to this holiday season. Wavves and Best Coast join the likes of Blackalicious, Guster, and Bishop Allen (among others) on a the 10-song Target compilation, which can be streamed here in its entirety. The compilation will be available for free download on November 28th. Furthermore, the groups have announced plans for a Spin and MTV-sponsored tour as co-headliners in the new year. Both groups are currently co-headlining tours. -peter menniti Wavves/Best Coast Co-Headlining Dates 1/21 - Soma, San Diego, CA 1/22 - The Clubhouse, Tempe, AZ 1/24 - Granada Theater, Dallas, TX 1/25 - Emo's, Austin, TX 1/26 - House of Blues, New Orleans, LA 1/27 - Club Downunder, Tallahassee, FL 1/28 - 40 Watt, Athens, GA 1/29 - Cat's Cradle, Carrboro, NC 1/31 - 9:30 Club, Washington, DC 2/1 - Starlight Ballroom, Philadelphia, PA 2/2 - Webster Hall, New York, NY 2/3 - Music Hall of Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY 2/4 - Paradise, Boston, MA 2/5 - Cabaret Mile End, Montreal, QC 2/6 - Phoenix Theatre, Toronto, ON 2/8 - Lincoln Hall, Chicago, IL 2/10 - Turner Hall Ballroom, Milwaukee, WI 2/11 - Varsity Theater, Minneapolis, MN 2/12 - Waiting Room, Omaha, NE 2/14 - Fox Theatre, Boulder, CO 2/15 - Urban Lounge, Salt Lake City, UT 2/17 - The Rickshaw Theater, Vancouver, BC 2/18 - Sugar, Victoria, BC 2/19 - Hawthorne Theater, Portland, OR 2/24 - The Music Box, Los Angeles, CA 2/26 - The Grand Ballroom, San Francisco, CA
* * * * * * * * * * * * Wavves on Myspace Best Coast on Myspace
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