À première vue, TV Girl nous fait vivre un retour ensoleillé vers la pop française des années 60 et la soul de Californie du sud. Pourtant, sous ce vernis brillant repose un cœur sombre. Composé de Brad Petering, Jason Wyman et Wyatt Harmon, le groupe s’est formé en 2010, dans l’optique de mêler l’amour de la pop Spector-esque à l’intérêt émergent pour le hip-hop. En 2014, TV Girl a dévoilé son album « French Exit », acclamé par la critique et devenu culte chez les adolescents et les adultes méprisés par l’amour. TV Girl interprétera cet album dans son intégralité lors de leurs lives made in France !
On the surface, TV Girl is a sunny, throwback splash of ‘60s French pop and southern California soul. Yet, under that shiny veneer lays a dark heart, beating with sharp wit and cynical alienation, and the music is all the more alluring for it. TV Girl, composed of Brad Petering, Jason Wyman, and Wyatt Harmon, was formed in 2010 by Petering as an outlet to blend the love of Spector-esque girl-group pop with an emerging interest in hip-hop.
In 2014, TV Girl unveiled their first full-length, the critically acclaimed French Exit. The album keeps true to the TV Girl charm with a bevy of electronic samplings infused throughout light and airy guitars, whirring organs, and ethereal vocals. However, this record is not all summer nostalgia, and there are plenty of times where French Exit reads like disaffected fiction. The moody characters in these songs are fueled by revenge as often as love, underpinned by desperation and a deep yearning to connect.
Now, some odd years after its release, French Exit has become a cult-favorite of love-scorned teens and adults alike. To celebrate the occasion, the band will perform French Exit in its entirety and with a full band for the very first time.