Approved: US Girls
By Aly Barchi | Published on Thursday 29 November 2012
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: