If the names Adam Green & Binki Shapiro sound familiar, it’s likely that you know them from their previous work. Green was a member of the much beloved anti-folk band The Moldy Peaches, while Shapiro lent her vocal talents to Little Joy, the tropical-influenced Strokes side-project. For their latest project the pair have teamed up to record an album of folk-pop duets that draw influences from the likes of Nico, Serge Gainsbourg and Nancy Sinatra and Lee Hazelwood’s work together, with Green’s Lou Reed-esque baritone matched perfectly with Shapiro’s vintage vocal style.
Earlier this week, the dynamic duo released their self-titled debut, which could likely double as a soundtrack for a Wes Anderson flick, and have shared the video for the album’s lovelorn lead single – Just To Make Me Feel Good. Let’s check it out…
Adam Green and Binki Shapiro kicked off their lengthy world tour last night, which continues at the Soho tonight in Santa Barbara, Calif., and includes a string of dates opening for Father John Misty.