Archive | Aug 17, 2017

Certain Songs #965: The Long Winters – “New Girl”

Album: When I Pretend To Fall
Year: 2003

No, you are.

The song that should have been the theme song for the FOX TV show — given that Death Cab For Cutie’s guitarist co-produced When I Pretend to Fall and their lead singer who was Zoey Deschanel’s husband at the time the TV show debuted — “New Girl” is a short, sharp, sweet power pop song chock full of great lyrics, energetic drumming and an unrelenting chorus, featuring a grinning John Roderick just asking one thing: