The Courtneys in the 206 Tonight

June 25, 2013 at 3:42 pm | Posted in Canada, Grrrls, indiepop, Music | Leave a comment
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The Courtneys are from Vancouver, BC and currently making their way down the west coast of North America in support of their self-titled debut album. It’s snotty, adolescent fun that reminds me of Tuscadero, Tacocat and Bratmobile. The record is full of super melodic and slightly shambolic songs. Sure some of the rhymes are obvious and the topics daft (90210, Keanu Reeves) but their enthusiasm and innate ability to deliver pop hooks make it easy to overlook a few shortcomings from this promising young band.

The Courtneys play Seattle tonight at Heartland along with Chastity Belt, Bingo and Mega Bog.

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stream: The Courtneys – Delivery Boy

The initial pressing of their album is sold or from their label Hockey Dad Records, but you can still get a copy from Revolver. A second pressing is in the works.

Catch the Courtneys in California:
Jun 26 – The Knockout, San Francisco, CA
Jun 27 – Hemlock Tavern, San Francisco, CA
Jun 29 – Pehrspace, Los Angeles, CA

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