The only listeners to offer paeans to Allo Darlin’s “unashamed” love affair with Pop presume that loving Pop– or worse still, Twee– requires penance in the first place. 163 more words
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On New Years’ day, my wife and I were lazing around the house in our PJs and decided to do a bit of browsing on Amazon. 537 more words
“The Mirriam-Webster dictionary definition of the word “twee” is: affectedly or excessively dainty, delicate, cute, or quaint. The term “twee pop” was a derogatory moniker given to one of the earliest known, mostly forgotten movements in indie music, so-called because of its bands’ predilection for simple and sweet melodies and lyrics. 638 more words
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I’m used to seeing Allo Darlin’ on the outdoor stage at the Indietracks festival in Derbyshire, where they’re firm favourites, so it was great to witness their indie-pop prowess in a sweaty room at the back of a Nottingham pub, where they’ve previously played at the city’s Pop All-Dayer.