Best Coast Gets Remix Treatment From a Norwad
The song chosen for this second draft was "Boyfriend," which in our humble opinion is not the most stellar Best Coast jam--sort of a whiny, droning ode to unrequited lust (yawn).
Curious listeners can check out the track at Havaianas Clothing's Facebook page-- apparently the mashup is a promotional tool for the clothing company, known for making graffiti scribbled flip-flops. Best Coast will be performing live at one of the company's "pop up shops" in Los Angeles on Friday.
It might seem Lindstrom, who is known for creating pulsing, disco-infused dance jams could only make the song worse, but this isn't the case. The new song's "Dancing Queen" synths are accompanied by a four on the floor rhythm which takes the song's focus from a spoiled child of privilege bitching about how life isn't fair and unlocks its previously unseen camp value. Suddenly, the droniness takes on a spaced out hypnotic quality, perfect for dancing to while ingesting psychedelic drugs.
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