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Concert Wed Nov 02 2011

Preview: Oh me oh my, My My My @ The Beat Kichen, Thursday 11/3

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Tonight Chicago power pop romantics My My My will be opening for the hazy pop of Brooklyn's Milages at The Beat Kitchen.

Hard Kisses by My My My

The great thing about British power pop is that it brings to mind visions of the futures past. Just like the last X-Men film Brit poppers view the world as a 1960s playground with 1990s nightlife problems. Brit pop enthusiasts My My My are the type of band you'd meet in a nightclub that opens at 3am, the type of establishment where you can still smoke, the type of watering hole Jarvis Cocker and other Phonomancers of his caliber frequent. My My My would chat with you at the bar and smile as you bummed a cig before they took the stage. After the show you would write about them in your LiveJournal and likely describe them as such "My My My's lyrics are formed of daggers crafted from the hairs of Morrissey's pompadour, the melodies waltz with all the pomp and circumstance of summer love and beats pulse in time with the part of your heart that believes that a scooter is a perfectly reasonable form of transportation for snow cursed Midwest town. As they took the stage I fell in love with the girl across from me with the eyes of a cat and the dress of my favorite schoolteacher." Yeah, they're from Chicago but Sheffield is state of mind.

Does The Sun Know It's A Dying Star by My My My

My My My and The Hudson Branch open for Milages at The Beat Kitchen on Thursday, Nov 3rd at 8pm. Tickets are $10 and will be available at the door. 17+. The Beat Kitchen is located at 2100 W Belmont.

 
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