Wants Revenge made a splash with its 2006 self-titled debut, which featured the
alt smash “Tear You Apart”. Now the band has released its third effort Valleyheart where it’s paying tribute to
its valley roots.
the San Fernando Valley is known to many as the porn capital of the world, as
well as for ‘80s jokes about malls and valley girls, it’s that combination of
seediness and ’80s nostalgia that makes up the band She Wants Revenge.
Valleyheart, the band’s sound is not
so ‘80s-mired, although its signature sound is definitely still intact. The
brainchild of duo Justin Warfield and Adam Bravin, artists and DJs in their own
right, this record is not quite as dark and synth-heavy as previous efforts.
Instead, Valleyheart finds the band a
little more laid back, yet still delivering pop gems one after the other. The
release starts off strong with solid track after solid track, from the gothic
“Take the World” to the danceable “Kiss Me”. The fifth track, “Not Just A Girl,”
is the disc’s standout and should be a radio favorite.
DOWNLOAD: “Not Just A
Girl,” “Take the World” JOSE MARTINEZ