What I Heard This Morning: CocoRosie

CocoRosie, a duo of sisters otherwise known as Bianca and Sierra, have an album coming out entitled, Grey Oceans. It’ll be out on May 11th via Sub Pop. The album’s first single, “Lemonade,” marries Billie Holiday’s classic angst with Björk’s overt eccentricity. At least that’s the first thing I thought when I heard the track. The piano balladry is beautiful even if the vocals get distracting.

In addition to the track, some teaser trailers were posted for Grey Oceans, featuring the sisters as cotton-clad gypsies with a fetish for Conquistador-inspired facial hair. Somewhat pretentious on the level of college film student, but there’s music to be absorbed.


From the press release:

Jun 08 — Black Cat, Washington, DC
Jun 09 — Trocadero, Philadelphia, PA
Jun 11 — Terminal Five, New York, NY
Jun 12 — Royale (MA), Boston, MA
Jun 16 — Beachland Ballroom, Cleveland, OH
Jun 17 — Crofoot Ballroom, Pontiac, MI
Jun 18 — Metro, Chicago, IL
Jun 19 — Barrymore Theater (WI), Madison, WI
Jun 21 — Gothic Theatre, Englewood, CO
Jun 22 — Urban Lounge, Salt Lake City, UT
Jun 25 — Showbox (@ the Market), Seattle, WA
Jun 26 — Wonder Ballroom, Portland, OR
Jun 29 — Regency Ballroom (SF), San Francisco, CA
Jun 30 — Rio Theatre, Santa Cruz, CA
Jul 01 — Belly Up, Solana Beach, CA
Jul 02 — Orpheum Theater (LA), Los Angeles, CA

Letters From A Tapehead


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