Just say it out loud. "Grouplove." Sounds pretty hippie-ish, right? Might as well be named "Communelove," or "Socialistlove," right? Anyway, beyond that, the Los Angeles-based outfit named its debut LP Never Trust a Happy Song, and it's got songs on "Love Will Save Your Soul," and "Itchin' on a Photograph," that, despite some angsty lyrics, sound kind of happy to me. Yeah, these guys are definitely suspect.
Of course, the folks are way into them. The band's scheduled to perform Thursday, November 15, at the Crescent Ballroom, and that shit's totally sold-out. But, we're on it. Thanks to the folks at Warner Music Group/Atlantic, Up on the Sun has procured one pair of tickets to give away to a lucky reader. How can you get these precious tickets? Read on. It's simple, we promise.More »