Monday, October 7, 2019

Miesha & The Spanks - "The Girls Are O.K."

Photo by Unfolding Creative Photography
Hailing from Calgary, Miesha & The Spanks have a new pop garage rock single, "The Girls Are O.K." It's a great mixture of the dirty sound of garage rock and the shimmering sound of pop. It's a fun, celebratory song that reminds me of Carissa Johnson & the Cure-Alls. According to Miesha:

"I wrote “The Girls Are O.K.” while in my third trimester this summer, expecting twins— no idea what their gender would be. At the same time I was scheduling this year’s Girls Rock Camp in Calgary.
The whole thing got me thinking about these strong, weird, cool girls that I get to work with every year and watch grow, and how if I ended up with two baby girls, I wouldn’t be worried about or for them at all, because the girls from camp were already light years ahead of where I was at their age.
They’re so brave and they already know they don’t have to take any bullshit— something I learned much later in life.
They’re going to be more than okay – they’re going to be great."

You can listen to "The Girls Are O.K." below. For more on Miesha & The Spanks, check out their website.

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