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Ben Birchard

March 18, 2016
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A follow up to 2013’s Feels Weird, Bent Shapes (formerly known as Girlfriends) have just released their 2nd full length album titled Wolves of Want.

Recorded and produced by Elio DeLuca (of Titus Andronicus), this record is full of short bursts of post-punk pop. With many of the tracks coming in under three minutes, there’s no excess here – just straight to the point melodies and harmonies, with a bed of well crafted guitar lines. The quartet from Boston seems to be channeling a little California, reminiscent of Rivers Cuomo’s best stuff.

Check out the lead track “New Starts in Old Dominion”: