Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin

9 p.m. Friday, November 4. The Firebird, 2706 Olive Street.

If the recently released Tape Club doesn't establish Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin as one of the Midwest's most underrated indie-pop bands of the last ten years, nothing will. Last year's ebullient, Chris Walla-polished Let It Sway should have sealed the case, but for doubters comes this 26-track aluminum anniversary overview, studded with lo-fi demos, quick jazzy breakdowns, hand claps and clarinets, doubled acoustic guitars hooks and beach blanket sing-alongs from a beach they can only dream about. In the bedrooms and basements of Springfield, pop dreams come and go, and in the case of SSLYBY, they last.

Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin hails from Springfield.
Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin hails from Springfield.

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The Firebird

2706 Olive St.
St. Louis, MO 63103

Category: Bars and Clubs

Region: St. Louis - Midtown

Details

$10 to $12. 314-535-0353.

Matters Because: SSLYBY could have left Missouri behind years ago, but it has stayed close to home and close to St. Louis pop fans' hearts.

 
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