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Fight From Above

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"We hate L.A., we love L.A. It's similar to how we feel about our own lives," says Justin Miner, lead singer for Los Angeles based indie-pop/rock outfit Fight From Above. "We wanted to try to capture that feeling on the record and claim the parts of the city we love for our own."

Judging by their debut full-length L.A. Kids, they have undoubtedly carved a distinct niche for themselves in the crowded Southern California music scene. Equal parts insightful lyrics, crafted pop hooks, and propulsive energy - Fight From Above manages to combine many disparate influences while still sounding cohesive, and yet also not quite like anything you've heard. Some elements suggest comparisons to bands like The Kooks, Phoenix, and Hot Hot Heat, while others suggest Death Cab For Cutie, The Shins or Modest Mouse.

Songs like "Between The Curves" (which is currently getting consistent play on influential L.A. rock station KROQ and was featured on MTV's "The Hills") and "Raindrops" embed themselves in your head upon the first listen, while fan-favorites like "Saticoy" and "Alexander's Bus" brim with barely contained energy and enthusiasm. Still, nothing on the record quite compares to seeing the... (+) expand
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faberex (level 42) wrote:
i love this song!!!
6 years ago
pidderpat (level 30) wrote:
Smokestacks rocks! Love it!!
6 years ago
SallySilvera (level 31) wrote:
Great to see a new one!!!!
6 years ago
grungle (level 1) wrote:
i heard more ffa @ www.myspace.com/fightfromabove - some cool tracks there too
6 years ago
harperbetterfasterstronger (level 33) wrote:
time for some more? can't get enough of these two tunes!
6 years ago
Rufasevach (level 16) wrote:
As you are no doubt aware, Raindrops is a jam. :) keep it up.
6 years ago
edwardjarosz (level 24) wrote:
Raindrops. :)
6 years ago
adebudiman (level 1) wrote:
raindrops... catchy music.... love it
6 years ago
JMartins (level 13) wrote:
Music you want to get stuck in your head.
6 years ago
MarkusBjerreListener (level 1) wrote:
Great music!
6 years ago
dylastar (level 21) wrote:
i'm lovin it, good show.
6 years ago
Life in 24 Frames wrote:
What up fellas! Kris A L24F
6 years ago
SallySilvera (level 31) wrote:
Congrats! Raindrops just posted to the homepage!!
6 years ago
Meroe13 (level 24) wrote:
I love Raindrops - toe-tapping good :) !
6 years ago
SallySilvera (level 31) wrote:
Ha! :D Very glad to do the honours on your latest, Raindrops is a great song!
6 years ago
jaymobile (level 3) wrote:
i love this song!!!
6 years ago
JF (level 14) wrote:
"Between the Curves" is a really good intro to FFA. I like your sound and hope to hear more from you here at t61. Regards....JF
6 years ago
cognizance (level 10) wrote:
So glad to see you guys over here!!! <3
6 years ago
SilentK (level 25) wrote:
wonderful!
6 years ago
faberex (level 42) wrote:
you're very welcome!
6 years ago
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