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Sweet Jane

posted by:  Sam

Sweet Jesus.  It’s possible I might be in love with this hot little Irish band, Sweet Jane.  For a split second I thought they may just be too good to be true.  Imagine The Raveonettes, The Velvet Underground and The Jesus and Mary Chain all having a baby together.  Yeah, I know!  Then I read they have toured with The Kills, A Place To Bury Strangers, The Duke Spirit and Black Rebel Motorcycle Club!  My God, some of my favorites all wrapped up into one delicious Irish bundle… sigh!

I recently purchased their EP, Blackboots Blackhearts from iTunes and was not immediately disappointed.  The comparisons to such legendary bands can sometimes equal bad news, but I think it is safe to say they’re dead on.

I’m still fairly new to it, so I can’t say I am officially obsessed with them yet, but they show incredible promise.  I need to create more time with the record.  It’s sad, the same day I made the purchase I also picked up the new Fever Ray record… and haven’t been able to put it down.  Unfortunately, others are forced into the backseat.  But, not for long.  I am forcing my way out of the Fever Ray fog, and ready to dive head first into the fuzzy sexiness of Sweet Jane.

Since they are on the up & up, it is sort of slim pickin’s on YouTube for any videos or live footage… but I did discover this acoustic performance.

I think I might be on to something here.

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