Saturday, August 12, 2017

Song of the Day # 1,301 Chastity Belt

There are glass half full bands and glass half empty bands. Walla Walla Washington's Chastity Belt belong firmly in the latter category. Once a Frat Band of sorts with a fondness for vulgarity, they've become a much heavier and more earnest project over time. Their third album I Used to Spend so Much Time Alone has the same existential hanging unease as early Cure and New Order records. They're wonderful crafters of melody and mood but somewhat light on humour, (though they do seem to be thoroughly enjoying themselves in the promo video above). Nevertheless, probably one to play on a rainy day.

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