Sure, name checking a band as the West coast heir apparent to Big Star is a bold statement, brave in fact, but that’s exactly how I’ve been hailing The World Record of late. I didn’t catch the bands live act until late ’07, but their 2006 long player Guitars! Forever would have most likely made my best of 2006 list had I been hip to them at the time. Power-Pop enthusiasts take note, this LP is the sugar sweet from top to bottom.

Local: if you are an Angeleno, The World Record do gig around town – and it’s usually an event – as it ain’t often.

MP3: The World Record :: We’re # 1
MP3: The World Record :: Serious
Purchase: The World Record – Guitars! Forever ++ ++ @ eMusic

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6 Responses to “The World Record :: Guitars! Forever”

  1. Hell ya!

  2. yes!

  3. They rock!

  4. Where did you find these guys!?! Great!

  5. yeah, those guys were great at Le Switch’s record release party. they were new to me….

  6. […] band), but with a new line-up, The World Record deserves attention in their own right.  Hailed by Aquarium Drunkard as the “West Coast heir apparent to Big Star,” their last LP, Guitars Forever came out […]

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