Songs We Love: Crying, 'War Of Attrition'
When listening to Crying's "War Of Attrition," you might think: Which solo came first, the Game Boy or the guitar? With Ryan Galloway's outrageous, Thin Lizzy-esque power-pop hooks going note-for-note with his own series of ecstatic 8-bit blips — not to mention Nick Corbo's muscular drumming — the New York trio has already leaped past the charming chiptune pop-punk of last year's excellent Get Olde, collected now on a double EP with six new tracks. Dynamically miles away from her quiet solo project (Whatever, Dad), the soulful coo of Elaiza Santos nicely offsets Crying's penchant for playful excess.
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