American Nightmare are at the Echoplex on Saturday
‘an expression of love’
Her songs often had an unconventional and unexpected structure, but at the first listening, I could tell that the tone was personal and intimate, giving the type of performance you can only call authentic in default of another word. ‘This is the most honest thing I’ve ever made.”
‘The idea was to write super-pop dance music written and performed by girls,’ Johansson says in a press release. ‘I love Grimes. And I love the Bangles. And I love the Go-Go’s. I wanted it to be like those bands: ultra pop but also a little ironic, a little in on the joke.