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Bishop Allen

Hometown: Brooklyn, New York
Member(s): Justin Rice (vocals, keys), Christian Rudder (strings), Darbie Rice (vocals, xylophone, keys, strings), Keith Poulson (bass), Michael Trapper (drums)

Relative to: Rilo Kiley, Headlights, Allo Darlin’
Genre: indie pop

For when you’re: revisiting some indie romance films ie Juno, Garden State, etc

Release(s): Charm School, 12 EPs, The Broken String, Grrr…, Lights Out
Highlight Track(s): Click Click Click Click, The Ancient Common Sense of Things,
Highlight Lyric: “Watched a sidewalk butcher/ His instinctive understanding/ made the carcass snap and clarify /beneath his nimble hands that held the knife so long, so many times/ the handles’ changed to ships just like his fingers and his palms/And I, I am a passenger tonight/ I watch the world/ From inside” from Chinatown Bus

Highlight Review: “epitomize indie pop at its shiniest. Upbeat songs with jangling guitars and fervent hooks shape them to be a fitting summer soundtrack. ” – read more at Bwog

Website: www.bishopallen.com
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YouTube: Cue the Elephants video via Electric Tweed (KEXP)