Pearl Harbor - Something About The Chaparrals (12")

Pearl Harbor - Something About The Chaparrals (12")
Pearl Harbor - Something About The Chaparrals (12")
Format: Vinyl (12") 
Availability: In Stock
Label (Code): Mexican Summer (MEX 029)
Special Attributes: Limited edition colored vinyl. Includes download code.
Release Date: 04/2010
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"...Piper, Sky, and Cody create dreamy, ethereal melodies not dissimilar to heavies of the past few decades (Cocteau Twins, Lush), but with the doomed worldview of today’s California, fallin’ into the sea, creeping ever so slightly in the background..." (

"...With a sound like a daydream and the sweetness of ice cream, the hometown trio—sisters Piper and Sky on vocals/keys and guitar with Cody on bass—enshrine the listener in a shimmering blanket of phased-out guitar lines, nostalgia-triggering drum machines, warped synthesizers and (I wish they all could be) “California Girls” vocal harmonies. The result is a timeless, euphoric, out-of-mind release. Something About the Chaparrals delivers a druggy dreamscape of hot summer sands, glistening waves, underwater treasures and sapphire skies as captured on VHS home video. “Sunburn,” the opening title (and—to my knowledge—the band’s first composition), has a lively pop feel reminiscent of the Feelies’ “The Good Earth.” “Luv Goon” continues down the poppy path with one of my favorite opening guitar lines to date, but seems more wistful and moody..." (Read more:

Track List

A1 Sunburn    
A2 Luv Goon
B1 High Road    
B2 M. L. O.      

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