Last year, Quiet Slang released We Were Babies & We Were Dirtbags, an EP comprised of two Beach Slang songs and two covers from The Replacements and Big Star.
Simply put, Quiet Slang is the chamber pop side project of Beach Slang frontman James Alex.
“Dirty Cigarettes” is the first single off the album, Everything Matters But No One Is Listening, due out on May 18th via Polyvinyl Records.
Instead of fuzzed up guitars, we are left with a cello, a piano, and Alex’s voice. It’s a minimalist approach that still features Alex’s memorable tunes and lyrics and perhaps his best known song, and will appeal deeply to everyone who still gives a damn about the creative edges of rock ‘n’ roll.
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