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Golden Grrrls
Label: Night School Records
Formats: CD/LP/ DL
 
Tracklisting: 
01 New Pop
03 Paul Simon
04 Think of the Ways
05 Older Today
06 Take Your Time
07 Time Goes Slow
08 Wrld Peace
09 Never Said Enough
10 Date It
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
CONTACT:
Nita Keeler 
nita.keeler@gmail.com
+44 (0)1600 892 690
 
GOLDEN GRRRLS
 
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Glasgow-based indie-pop group Golden Grrrls premiered their music video for "Take Your Time" via Stereogum yesterday.
 
 
The band kicked off their US tour yesterday in Olympia, WA. Their transcontinental jaunt includes shows with Veronica Falls, Sea Lions and Lorelei. 
Full US tour dates are below.
 
"[Golden Grrrls] glisten with a rare sense of invention" Clash

"The melodies are so infectious, you'll be whistling them from the first listen. An entirely charming debut." The Skinny
 

 
"a jangly, melodic delight" The Girls Are

" [Listen to] 'We've Got...' in all its sun-drenched glory" The 405
 
"a lo-fi rawness born of necessity but the smart ideas and energetic delivery make you think of early New Zealand bands like The Clean and Scottish bands like the Pastels." Sounds XP
 
 
 
Golden Grrrls are currently on tour in the US
 
Full dates: 
03/20 Olympia, WA - Le Voyeur *
03/21 Seattle, WA - Tractor ^
03/22 Seattle, WA - The Cairo *
03/23 Portland, OR - Doug Fir ^
03/26 San Francisco, CA - Rickshaw Stop ^
03/29 Los Angeles, CA - Troubadour ^
03/30 San Diego, CA - Casbah ^
04/01 Boston, MA - Charlie's
04/02 Easthampton, MA - Flywheel
04/03 Brooklyn, NY - Glasslands #
04/04 Philidelphia, PA - Vox Populi #
04/05 Arlington, VA - Comet Ping Pong ~ #
04/06 Baltimore, MD - The Bell Foundry #
04/08 New York, NY - Cake Shop #

* = w/ Brilliant Colors
^ = w/ Veronica Falls and Brilliant Colors
# = w/ Sea Lions
~ = w/ Lorlelei

Golden Grrrls are Eilidh Rodgers, Ruari MacLean and Rachel Aggs. What began as a bedroom guitar experimentation soon bloomed in to a fully-formed language inspired by the 80s New Zealand and Australian indie pop scene and DIY punk. Drummer, Eilidh Rodgers' inventive, loose cannon drumming and lead vocals have framed MacLean's baritone from the beginning with newest member Rachel Aggs (also of Trash Kit) bringing an effortless melodic sensibility on guitar and backing vocals.  

Their debut album, Golden Grrrls contains 11 perfect songs about life's realities dressed in 3 part harmonies, heart-tugging changes and a playing style derived from punk and c86 enthusiasm. Like contemporaries Twerps and Sea Lions, they've joined a lineage of pop essentialists such as The Clean and The Feelies - bands who never sacrifice melody to mere primitivism. Each chord, beat and vocal line is perfectly placed, essential and simply has to exist as it is in its moment in time.
With all three members singing throughout, the harmonies and guitar lines interweaving, there is warmth in every song, adding to the poignant punch of the album as a whole. Opener ‘New Pop’ is a blast of breakneck spiked power pop while ‘Think Of The Ways’ is a sweetly melancholic playing MacLean and Rodgers’ vocals against each other. ‘Take Your Time’ is a punked-up indie pop gem, while album closer ‘We’ve Got…’ is the catchiest ‘anthem’ you’ll hear from a band that would be repulsed at the idea of writing anthems.
 
To say their debut album has been ‘long awaited’ is a cliché but on ‘Golden Grrrls’ the band have crystallized into something rare and essential.
 
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