A fantastic song. Pure pop genius has leaked from the sad, blue pen of Shane Nelken. This song will win you over in little more than two and a half minutes. Vancouver's Nelken has spent much time in the company of The New Pornographers Carl Newman and perhaps he has learned a thing or two, but in this instance the music owes more to Richard Hawley, or even Roy Orbison, than Newman's Burt Bacharach and The Zombies.
from Slimming Mirrors, Flattering Lights 2008 (Mint Records)
the sun goes down on girlsville [mp3]
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