Nashville's grunge-pop trio crafts refreshing songs like a PBR wrapped in a glittering teal Koozie
By Beca GrimmThursday November 17, 2016 03:46 pm EST
Nashville trio Daddy Issues writes refreshing love songs that span the spectrum of sexuality. Packaged like a PBR wrapped in a glittering teal Koozie, the trio's music plays with spectacular self-awareness. "Creepy Girl," from the group's Can We Still Hang full-length, riffs on an inflated crush, going so far as to name future children after the late Sex Pistols' bassist Sid Vicious and his equally debaucherous partner Nancy Spungen before pivoting with a wink, changing "creepy girl" to "creepy bitch," and suggesting "you should call the cops." And maybe you should, but what's the fun in breaking up such a killer party?
Thanksgiving champions a lot of great ideas, namely stretchy pants and testing said stretchy pants' stretching abilities. (Let's focus less on the holiday's troubling origin.) It's a whole lot of nutmeg, socially acceptable day-drinking with family members, going to bed at 8 p.m., etc. I don't even hate the influx of decorative gourds. It's a secular holiday so wonderful it might as well be... | more...