(photo: Ebru Yildiz)

Indie pop royals The Pains of Being Pure at Heart  return to San Francisco to play the Chapel with The Courtneys on September 26. The reason I call them royals is because of how over the years their sound, a unique mix of twee, has been preserved.

Now, what is twee?

Twee: Indie Pop leaning in the DIY direction, tending to be melodic and happily depressing. Music that is not ashamed of the gooey and sad feelings that we all hold. Sometimes too happy, too cute, and still so good. Pains leans more on the happily depressing side.  Slumberland Records, which has released many of Pains of Being Pure Heart’s past albums and EPs, and is local and also Twee Royalty.

To enter for a chance to win tickets to see Pains of Being Pure at Heart at The Chapel on September 26, email contest@thebaybridged.com with “Pains of Being Pure at Heart” in the subject line and your full name in the body of the email. A winner will be selected at random and notified via email.

Pains of Being Pure At Heart, The Courtneys, The Prids
The Chapel
September 26, 2017
$20, 8pm