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free music friday: eternal summers
September 4, 2009, 7:00 am
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fmf_eternalsummersEternal Summers

Eternal Summers have the misfortune of sharing their name with an obvious tourist agency slogan, so it’s a little hard to find them on the good old google machine, but they’re definitely worth the search. Formed in November 2008, this quirky duo from Virginia came together with the idea of writing pop songs and having fun at the same time. Don’t fret though; these are not straightforward chart-chasers by any means. More like psych-pop, with mad melodic hooks and an energetic, refreshing rawness. Singer and guitarist Nicole Yun originally hails from Washington DC and has a background in electronic music (her former band was The Mommies), while bandmate David is making his debut as a drummer in this group. Perhaps this is what makes Eternal Summers so charming. They play without pretence – the husky voice and effortless guitar and percussion make for wonderfully honest and eccentric songs. Although ‘Lightswitch’ is a short affair, coming in at under 2 minutes, it’s designed to induce a sweet contentment. “If every word is true, please let me be good to you,” sings Nicole. Yes, please do. MP3 after the jump.

FREE MP3: Eternal Summers, ‘Lightswitch’

BONUS MP3: Eternal Summers, ‘Fall Straight Back’ [via Pitchfork]

visit Eternal Summers on Myspace


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I think the drummers name Daniel. Not David.

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