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Tuesday, November 29, 2011

Get Intimate as Girls' Perform "Love Like A River" For an Empty Room

Posted By on Tue, Nov 29, 2011 at 9:50 AM

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Watch this: "Love, Like a River," the closing ballad off of Girls' latest album, Father, Son, Holy Ghost, played beautifully in a room with no audience. That's the whole idea behind the For No One series, which has also featured Titus Andronicus and Neon Indian. But playing to a lonely house suits Girls especially -- the band's songs often feel like a one-way message from singer/songwriter Christopher Owens to someone close -- his mother, a lover, a friend. His songs wield an intimacy that can be both thrilling and unsettling, and this video gets you right up in there.

Girls | FOR NO ONE from FOR NO ONE on Vimeo.

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