“everything is normal / everything is normal / everything is normal / everything is normal” Cheekface have played with mantra-like simplicity on previous tracks, but none quite so effectively as here on the trio’s new track, “Best Life” In songwriter Gregg Katz’s continuing quest for the authentic self in the disingenuous culture we have landed…
Perhaps the most staggeringly heartbreaking line from Cheekface arrives on their new track, “Reward Points”. “…my upset stomach that never ends
Today is a good day. In related news Cheekface just dropped a new track. It’s called ‘No Connection’ and you can stream it below. Unsurprisingly, the lyrical content of the song relies on the emotional intelligence as much as the book-smarts of the listener. Is ‘No Connection’ a disclaiming statement designed to separate internal reaction…
Cheekface, Cheekface, Cheekface. Here we are again as the trio of Greg Katz, Amanda Tannen and Mark Edwards return with another song that knowingly smiles at the bitter-sweet stuff of life. ‘Wedding Guests’ speaks perfectly to the experience of the time we spend between delivery room and funeral home. Lyrically, Katz cracks funnies to express…
Cheekface is a band that appears to have no concern for winning. They simply want to play a beautiful game. The paradox, of course, is that by playing a beautiful game they win. In that regard Therapy Island is a flawless victory.
Fuck you, Cheekface, and your fucking perfect song. Other people should try and write songs as timely as this ‘Here I Was’ because it’s this kind of beauty..
There’s a freshness; a clarity of vision about A Place To Wash My Hands, that demands attention, and volume, and maybe even some new dance moves.
S.T.O.P. B.E.L.I.E.V.I.N.G. – just the kind of natural poetry that makes Cheekface the least contrived, most compelling noisemakers.
A line like this, a device like this, a track like this, makes Cheekface one of the most interesting, moving bands we can dance to, or eat donuts with.
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