Girl With the Replaceable Head

Ride My Star EP

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Girl With the Replaceable Head's Ride My Star EP is a charming lo-fi record. The three songs are sweetly sung tunes reminiscent of C86 done up bedroom style. The music is made up of simple acoustic rhythm guitar, a few overdubbed electric guitar parts, some spare keyboard lines, tambourine, and a bucketful of reverb. The best tune is the title track, an aching ballad with a powerfully melodic chorus. "Bobby's on Fire" is a bit silly lyrically, but the tune is so catchy that it doesn't matter too much. "Sun Will Let You Down" sounds like it was lifted right off of one of Biff Bang Pow!'s drugs and divorce albums with its wrought vocals and fuzzed out guitars. The EP is a fine beginning point for Girl with the Replaceable Head and would be a fine purchase for fans of well-crafted, low-key indie pop.

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