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Tempted By The Radiation Vibe: Win Tickets To Squeeze And Fountains Of Wayne @ The Greek Theatre

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British pop new-wavers, Squeeze, have (mostly) reunited and they feel so good. Did you know that Molly Ringwald had a Squeeze poster in her Sixteen Candles room? Did you know that the dreamy blonde lifeguard who worked with me at summer camp had a copy of 45’s and Under in his car. Did you know I can play Yankee Doodle on a ukulele?

Slightly subversive post-punk with an energetic and upbeat sound, Squeeze makes music that doesn’t dry out or stale up with age. There’s is a special sensibility that fully preserves the pop-pleasant feeling.

Aptly paired on the menu for Monday night, are the New Jersey/New York quirk-rockers Fountains of Wayne. Heavily influenced by Squeeze, this band consistently puts out offbeat rock records that turn like they're on rails while throwing sticky hooks at your head. Even better, they sing songs about parkways and laser shows.

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Win yourself a pair of tickets to this fine feathered event by responding in the comments section with your favorite lyric by either band. Winner will be chosen at random. Ps you must be a registered commenter to win, so make sure you have a login with a real email address (or we can’t contact you to give you the good news…). Good luck, poppies. Contest ends Friday Aug 10 at 3pm.

Monday Aug 13
Squeeze, Fountains of Wayne
@ Greek Theatre
2700 North Vermont
Los Angeles 90027
Buy tickets here