Thursday 29 November 2012, 13:03 | By

Approved: US Girls

CMU Approved

US Girls

US Girls is in fact just one girl, solo American Meghan Remy, who finessed her new LP, ‘GEM’, for release via FatCat last month. A dark and haphazard carousel of styles, it sidles past baroque doo-wop (‘Work From Home’) and ghosting glam (‘Another Colour’), halting a while at a Lynchian drive-in (‘Rosemary’) and fading to the strains of lonestar chant ‘North On 45’. Which is really great, by the way.

US Girls plays at London’s The Lexington on 5 Dec. But in the meantime, the promo to match ‘Slim Baby’ – Remy’s “pep rally for L-O-V-E” and a 100% non-pro-Gary-Glitter ode to Gary Glitter’s ‘I Love You Me Love’ – has just premiered, so I’d start with that:


  • CMU Podcast: Adele, Cox Communications, Paul Weller, Dancing Jesus
  • Swedish court knocks back web-block request against The Pirate Bay
  • Live sector still hopes government review can address business rate issues for festivals
  • BBC Three boss says his channel is simply “re-inventing itself” as it goes online-only
  • BBC’s Sound Of 2016 longlist unveiled