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Friday, April 12, 2013
She & Him - "I Could've Been Your Girl" from Volume 3 (out May 7)
She & Him (Zooey Deschanel and M Ward) have found they really enjoy their music career - Volume 3, simply and aptly named, is their third full-length and features her enchanting vocals with his wonderful guitar. It's pure, timeless pop music - completely song-based and unashamedly catchy. Her voice and his guitar are both featured to great effect on this song, recently released as a preview:
Like the backbeat, the reverb on her vocals and the restraint Ward shows on the guitar, which is for the most part gently played in the background until he throws in a scorching, but understated little solo about 1:55 in.
And here's the previously released "Never Wanted Your Love", which features a nice little soul-inspired chorus and is a little more upbeat: