April 23, 2012
If you don't like Allo Darlin's perfectly catchy pop, there's something seriously wrong with you. Seriously! How can you not like – wait. Stop. Let's wait a minute here. Let's not do that. Let's take a step back. Why should you allow someone you don't even know to say you have faults because you don't like a band? That's ridiculous! Of course it's fine for you not to like Allo Darlin's music.
But to that point, what the HELL IS YOUR PROBLEM?!?! How can you not like Allo Darlin? Are you some kind of monster?! This is like the poppiest of pop music that's ever been created in the history of pop music. This foursome makes The Beach Boys sound like Black Dice. Allo Darlin' makes The Beatles sound like Merzbow.
Fronted by Elizabeth Morris, it's almost as if she's DARING you NOT to get in a better mood and rededicate your life to happiness. So you go see Allo Darlin' and prepare to turn that frown upside down, sir! Let those eyes shine again, Madame! For everything will be ok. Allo Darlin's music is happy songs for happy people.
Oh, and did I mention Elizabeth Morris also plays a ukulele!?! GOODBYE PAIN AND TEARS FOREVER. (Of course, Morris could be singing about the depravity of humanity for all I know... the loudness of my inner joy was drowning out the lyrical content.)
Allo Darlin plays with The Wave Pictures at Schubas, on Tuesday, May 15th.