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Scissors for Lefty

Scissors for Lefty EP

(US: Unavailable; UK: Unavailable)

Despite widespread acclaim in the blogoshpere, this elusive San Francisco quintet has only been available through Rough Trade Records from outside the U.S. This four song tease displays the band’s undeniably poppy sound. Available only to radio stations, the EP includes blog faves such as “Ghetto Ways” and “Mama Your Boys Will Find a Home”. The opening synth riff in “Lay Down Your Weapons” is delectable and leaves you wondering when the band’s hipster sound will be heard in the States. “Inevitable Thieves” features the borderline falsetto of Bryan Garza over a soft organ and steady bass. With the successful UK release of the band’s debut album, Underhanded Romance, it seems inevitable that the band will return triumphantly home to the States. This is some top-notch pop punk, with more emphasis on the pop and light on the punk.

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Joe is a freelance writer who focuses on music, politics, and popular culture. His work has been published at AOL Music, Staten Island Advance, NYDailyNews.com, and SIDump.com. One semester away from mastering J-School over at the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism, Joe lives in a pastoral abode out on Staten Island where he enjoys the solitude and the whiskey.


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