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the bird and the bee

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the bird and the bee

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
performer:
the bird and the bee
Producers:
Metro Blue
genre:
Pop

We gave it a B+

As their moniker suggests, the bird and the bee tackles the act of coupling — and its emotional repercussions. Angelic-voiced singer Inara George (daughter of late Little Feat frontman Lowell George) and multi-instrumentalist Greg Kurstin create space-age pop that cunningly combines bossa nova languidity with Beach Boys-style lushness. The sugary melodies are balanced by the tart lyrics, where George pecks at manipulative dudes (”F—ing Boyfriend”) and ruminates about failed flings (”I’m a Broken Heart”).