The LA trio win over a packed house
The Like previewed nine new songs for a packed house at Club NME Los Angeles with Fred Perry Subculture last night (August 29).
The LA all-girl trio road-tested the new material that will mostly likely end up on their forthcoming sophomore album for a lively audience of friends and fans that included Fab Moretti of The Strokes and Har Mar Superstar.
“These are all new songs so if they sound like shit, that is why,” said frontwoman Z Berg.
A fan in the crowd shouted back, “When’s the new album coming out?”
“The album will come out when it’s done,” quipped Berg.
The new songs were largely about love gone wrong and showcased a distinct ’60s vibe backed by Tennessee Thomas‘ propulsive drumming.
After the show, Thomas‘ father Pete Thomas (who plays drums for Elvis Costello) said, “I’m very proud of my daughter because she’s playing proper beat music.”
The Like played:
‘I Can See It In Your Eyes’
‘Hazy Shade Of Hate’
“I Thought It Would Be Mine’
‘(Before I Break Your Heart) Release Me’
‘Murder Of Crow’
‘The 3 Fools’
‘That One Millionth Part’
Club NME with Fred Perry Subculture takes place at Spaceland in the Silver Lake neighbourhood of Los Angeles every Wednesday night.
Next Wednesday (September 5), Swedish band Kamera are set to headline Club NME LA with Fred Perry Subculture.
For more information, visit Myspace.com/clubnmela.
–By our Los Angeles staff.