Wednesday, May 14 2014
The Pains of Being Pure at Heart's third full-length Days of Abandon finds the band in flux, with a new sound that's crisper and cleaner.
Wednesday, September 1 2010
The Pains' tried and tested formula has yet to lose its charm.
Friday, May 7 2010
Thursday, December 10 2009
We've unveiled our 50 best singles of the year, but that's not really a lot of songs. So, here are others bubbling just under that 50 mark.
Thursday, September 10 2009
Logan Square Auditorium, Chicago / Words and Pictures by Kirstie Shanley
Wednesday, February 4 2009
Tuesday, February 3 2009
The band's debut record begs us to play name the influence. It is a love song to the groups they grew up on, at times purely imitation as flattery, and in those modest goals, it succeeds.