Le Butcherettes are at the Moroccan Lounge on Tuesday
Posts Tagged: The Kooks
Johnny Marr is at the Teragram Ballroom twice this week
Bad Habit – The Kooks – When did these guys become the Arctic Monkeys? This is the sort of garage blues AM have been doing for years and I thought the Kooks had more going on, more like Squeeze, but they are one Alyson Camus review from hooking up with Josh Homme and visiting Burning Man – C
They had a great stop at South by SouthWest but then again who didnt? A music forum such as that is set up for rave reviews since the excitement of the event is blurring the actual qualtiy of what you’re seeing. Darn shame.
The Kooks artistic decline continues unabated and it is really a pity because somewhere or the other they have that something that can lead to real rock success stories. . Lay off the birds, Luke, write better songs.
Somehow, somewhere something didn’t align and The Kooks became a nothing. I have always loved their sound, that congested Brit vocal and that poppy yet intellectual sound. They disappeared from my radar and The States weren’t loving them at all.
They’re all adorable and the video is pretty interesting. A relationship on the rocks ending in disappointment, but the uplifting sense of “who cares I still have my friends”. It’s nice. Also goes to show that their videos have improved artistically as well, because the lighting in it is so poor and it’s not very well done at all