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Wednesday, July 11, 2007

Likely Looks: The Rakes "The World Was A Mess But His Hair Was Perfect"

Neither of us broads have really spoken out about how great the new Rakes album is. Sure, it doesn't have the same guilty, drunken, renegade 20-something without a cause feel as their debut, but it's got some perspective. Take their latest single "The World Was A Mess But His Hair Was Perfect." As the name suggests, it's a jab against all those dirty, pretty things queuing up outside the newest hipster hotspot, oblivious to the headlines or anyone else.

The video for the song captures that aloof quality, featuring the band as apathetic hairdressers (not on fire). Check it out...

Though the hyperactive tracks seem to be The Rakes' forte, my personal favorite would have to be the ballad-esque "Little Superstitions." Listen for yourself...

The Rakes - "Little Superstitions" MP3

x, LA Broad

Thanks to Nasty Panda for the MP3!

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