Song of the Day: Tullycraft – The Punks Are Writing Love Songs

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Every Monday through Friday, we deliver a different song as part our Song of the Day podcast subscription. This podcast features exclusive KEXP in-studio performances, unreleased songs, and recordings from independent artists that our DJs think you should hear. Today’s featured selection, chosen by Afternoon Show host Kevin Cole, is The Punks Are Writing Love Songs by Tullycraft from the 2007 album Every Scene Needs a Center on Magic Marker.

Tullycraft – The Punks Are Writing Love Songs (MP3)

Tullycraft was intuitive enough and fortunate enough to be a part of the first wave of indie-pop bands in the US. Rather than fade away as an indie relic or lose relevance as the indie market gains popularity, this Olympia, WA startup has persevered, making their good-guy punk-pop sound just as fresh and exciting as it did more than a decade ago. To cap off weeks of song highlights and hype here on KEXP, Tullycraft performed a CD release show last night at the Crocodile along with Math and Physics Club and Patience Please. Like a more profitable album leak, the evening gave fans a shot at the album before it officially goes on sale this Tuesday, 10/23. To read a full album preview, head over to the always informative Three Imaginary Girls site. For free downloads from the Tullycraft back-catalog, check out the band’s MySpace Page. And don’t miss Tullycraft ponder the ins and outs of ooh’s and whoa’s in this video from the album recording sessions:

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  1. caitlin
    Posted October 19, 2007 at 7:51 am | Permalink

    I just saw them last night! They were soooo awesome! Terrific song of the day!

  2. james
    Posted October 21, 2007 at 3:14 pm | Permalink

    I wish I could have seen this show.

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