Some artists attempt to expand, but Matt and Kim
seem to have condensing into a science. Their minimalist almost-marching-band arrangements and radio-ready riffs are a kind of excercise in how many different ways one can write the same song. REGARDLESS, their tunes exude a sort of charisma rarely found in popular music. So what if their melodies are inching closer and closer to Blink-182 classics with 2012 production? We liked Blink-182 when we were 12, and could use a little reprieve from being adults, already.
Bonus points if you can correctly identify the song with verses that shares the exact same four chords as the chorus/bridge!*
is out 10/2 via FADER. Download the song for $like over at Bookface
or whatever it's called.
*I'm hearing Coldplay's "The Scientist," but I'm guessing you might be hearing a myriad of other songs, too.