Some band names are so straightforward (Loudness, Cannibal Corpse, Bread...) there's no confusion about their intentions. Then there are those bands whose names are the reason you become curious/interested in the first place.
Auckland, New Zealand's The Naked And Famous falls in the latter category. They came up with the moniker from a lyric in trip-hop legend Tricky's song 'Tricky Kid'. It has that killer combination of vague/profound/provocative (vaguefoundcative?) potential. I had to know: are they a scandalously volatile new glam rock band? Ironically subtle indie folk combo?...
...I was rewarded by my curiosity with three albums worth of the catchiest, most atmospheric indie-electronic pop out there.
And on the subject of names, vocalist Alisa Xayalith could also be a benevolent leader of a resource-rich planet in the Alpha Centauri system.
But less words, more earworms!
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