Diary & Herself
This 7-inch is by a Swedish pop band. The singer’s accent adds a nice quirk to the standard but pretty pop songs on both sides. The first side is a nice song with jangly guitars and a hummable chorus. Catchy. The flip side is a ballad with only acoustic guitar and vocals. Nice.
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