Internet buzz-band fame is arguably not far from reality-show fame. You get all of the annoying aspects of public recognition, few of the rewarding ones (like money), and there's no guarantee of a viable career past your second album. So Vivian Girls deserves serious respect for sheer tenacity. In 2008 the Brooklyn trio released a flawed but spirited debut LP. Literally within weeks, the three young women found themselves the subjects of frankly unrealistic expectations. They plowed through the chatter with a... More >>>