White Shoes & The Couples Company – Tentanng Cita

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For many reasons this song takes the biscuit in the naffness stakes but for some untold reason it has worked its wicked way into my affections. Giving disposability a fighting chance of reasonable longevity White Shoes & The Couples Company can’t be faulted for their endless enthusiasm. This is quite simply a song that could have been produced in any one of the last 4 decades such is its timeless take on the art of pop. Then at times it sounds like latter day Belle & Sebastian after they decided to get out of the dorm and into the sunshine. The Jakarta foursome have been together since college and were recently snapped up by the Chicago label Minty Fresh which should ensure that there are some good times ahead. The bands current album was originally released in Indonesia in 2005 and picked up a very respectable 15K sales. ‘Tentanng Cita’ has huge potential to reach a wide audience, in fact it could just be the soundtrack to trigger a thousand smiles. KD

White Shoes & The Couples Company – Tentanng Cita

More Info: Official & Myspace
Buy Album: White Shoes & The Couples Company
Year: 2007

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  1. March 8, 2008
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    Heya, sorry for the spam but it’s good news for fans of this band. INDONESIAN INDIE POP BAND “White Shoes & The Couples Company” MARCH 20THAT MAKE-OUT ROOMTheir only performance in North America besides South by Southwest musicfest .The band Time Magazine calls “One of the sweetest sounds in underground music today.”Having swung in on a cloud from way out, White Shoes & The Couples Company will make a special stop in San Francisco to perform their sole public North American show at The Make-Out Room ( 3225 22nd Street ) on March 20th at 8:00 PM. For more info please visit:http://WHITESHOESSF.BLOGSPOT.COM

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