“It’s our take on a 60s girl group/glam rock explosion,” Du Blonde - aka Beth Jeans Houghton - explains. “I feel like Ezra and I have been travelling towards a duet for years and we finally got our shit together.”
“I started writing this record in December last year,” Beth notes. “I was renting a room in LA from my friend and I was having a pretty bad time. My anxiety and depression were at a point where it was a struggle not to cry while ordering a sandwich. I’d gone out there to write, and once I got there I found out my guitar had been stolen and I couldn’t afford to buy a new one.
“My friend Ezra Furman had a show at Largo in Hollywood and the three of us were in the green room when Jeff [Garlin] heard my guitar had been stolen. It turns out he’s a huge guitar nerd, we’re both into classic rock, and so he helped me out and provided me with a guitar to write the album with. He brought it round to my house and as soon as he left the songs flowed quickly. I think it’s a magic guitar.”
Check out ‘I’m Glad That We Broke Up’ below.
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