Watch Cullen Omori’s NME Basement Session Performance Of ‘Hey Girl’

Much has been written this week of Whitney, the band comprised of former Smith Westerns’ members Max Kakacek and Julien Ehrlich, whose debut album ‘Light Upon The Lake’ is a thing of great beauty.

Smiths singer Cullen Omori is no slouch either though, having released his solo debut ‘New Misery’ earlier this year via Sub Pop. A glam-influenced gem, it’s full of perfect pop morsels, including the whimsical ‘Hey Girl’.

We got him to record us a stripped back version of the track when he was in the UK recently, and here it is:

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