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Darwin Deez – ‘You Can’t Be My Girl’

Deez is the ultimate buzzkill boyfriend on this. “You’re wasted and stoned when I am sober as a marble”, he moans. Sure, it’s fun(ish) fuzzy guitar pop, but with lyrics like those I’d never want to date the New Yorker for fear of falling asleep in my first drink. His non-girlfriend, however, seems like a good time. Sian Rowe

Darwin Deez

Darwin Deez, in his khaki dress and headband, looks like a dancing llama. But boy can this strange-haired creature work it, interspersing his band’s jaunty jams with some well-crafted breakdancing. The 25-year-old Brooklyn oddball’s new (second) album, ‘Songs For Imaginative People’, suggests he’s trying to become more serious, but tonight he’s in joyous mood, and has everyone grinning. Skipping...

Darwin Deez – ‘Songs For Imaginative People’

In 2011 Darwin Deez dropped a free download album through his website. It was called ‘Wonky Beats’, and it found the floppy-haired philosopher rapping his way through mashed-up indie samples, allowing his Wes Anderbrain to tie itself up in excessive rap puns: “Married to a mermaid, a wife aquatic”. That sort of thing. Profound it wasn’t, but it did...

Darwin Deez unveils comeback single ‘Free (The Editorial Me)’ – watch

The New Yorker will release his new album in February of next year

Darwin Deez to release new album in February – exclusive

'Songs For Imaginative People' due for early 2013 release

Darwin Deez announces UK tour and ticket details

Twirly-haired singer set for February/March gig run

Darwin Deez, Miles Kane, Sleigh Bells, Chapel Club to play free shows at Liverpool Music Week 2010

Warpaint, Egyptian Hip Hop and !!! are also scheduled to play ticketed gigs at the festival

Darwin Deez announces October UK tour and ticket details

NME Radar Tour star for new headline dates