New Zealand’s Brunettes seem to have fallen off the Sub Pop roster, but they are still making very nice, slightly twee romantic pop. My review of Paper Dolls ran today in Dusted. Here’s how I wound it up.
Paper Dolls is a really delightful piece of work, tender and whimsical and, despite a certain amount of artifice, touchingly sincere. To say that the music is lightweight is to miss the point. The songs are light as dandelion fluff, certainly, but this is what allows them to drift free of the mundane.
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Here’s the video for “Red Rollerskates”, which is also on my last mix.