Thanks to Chromewaves for leading us in the direction of a new mp3 by the Broken West, whose record I Can’t Go On I’ll Go On was one of my favorites of 2007.
Perfect Games, the first single, comes from Now or Heaven, to be released on Merge on Sept. 9.
I liked Pitchfork’s description of the song as containing “warm-weather lyrics.” It’s a song to pop on for the early-morning wake-up and to remember to grab the day before it’s gone: “We waste our time when we could be righting every wrong.”
I’m serious, though: Have these guys written a tune that isn’t catchy? I wonder.
BONUS: Live on WOXY from November (remember?)
The Broken West | Perfect Games (live on WOXY) The Broken West | Embassy Row (live on WOXY)
Tracklisting for Now or Heaven:
1. Gwen, Now and Then
3. Elm City
5. Perfect Games
6. House of Lies
7. The Smartest Man Alive
8. Got It Bad
9. Terror for Two
10. Embassy Row
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