Electropop | Rhapsody TV
August 5, 2011
They have a name that'll turn up some questionable web search results, but that's not what this New Zealand bunch is positioned to capitalize on. It's the fat beats, electro flashes, abrasive guitar static and catchy, shout-along choruses that are as in-your-face as a rave doused in glow-stick goo. The Naked and Famous have the youthful giddiness of Passion Pit and just a bit of MGMT's sarcasm, but they also channel NIN's The Fragile on tracks like "The Source" and "The Sun." And it works, because anything lit with so much neon shines brightest in the dark.
The Naked And Famous Talk Wearing Pants, Soggy Boots at Lollapalooza (Video Interview)
Interview with The Naked and Famous from Lollapalooza 2011 in which they discuss pants-wearing in extreme heat, the perils of wearing black boots on stage and the moment the call came telling them to quit their day jobs.