Css

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From São Paulo, Brazil comes CSS, the first South American band Sub Pop has foisted upon the global marketplace. Cansei de Ser Sexy, Portuguese for "Tired of Being Sexy," is improbably, unbelievably and nearly eponymously their debut. It is a thick, pulsating thing full of haphazard synths ("Alala") and a come-on of call and response that tears down any attempt at posturing ("Art Bitch," "Patins"). It is equal parts rock mantra and throwback into something new, transcending boundaries of genre and geography. It careers full speed into dance territory, into the unknown and untouched, to emerge all hot and bothered with wild electro-rock. Pretension? Absent. Friction? Probable. They are the un-pretension: unfinished, exposed, and throwing all they have right at you. It is quick, tightly-wound, unfastened and supreme. Not a sneer but a giggle. To paraphrase from the Portuguese: "Not only music, but a new way to live with it. An unfinished group that, unlike preserving itself until getting 'to the point,' was bravely showing off, turning everything into style." Fashion. Art. Design. Cinema. Panties thrown and received. Micro shorts and dirty legs. How does it happen? It happens like this...

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Css To Play Uk Live Dates And Release New Single 'Hangover' On May 13th 2013

30th April 2013 -

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CSS return to the UK next month to play a sold out headline show at Hoxton Bar & Kitchen in London on May 13th. They will also be performing as part of the forthcoming...

Cansei de Ser Sexy - Move

8th October 2008 -

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Video for Move from Cansei de Ser SexyCSS AKA Cansei de Ser Sexy release their new single 'Move' on October 13th 2008 through Warner Records, the single is featured on their latest album 'Donkey' released...

Cansei de Ser Sexy - Left Behind

16th July 2008 -

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CSS video for 'Left Behind' Cansei de Ser Sexy (Portuguese for 'Tired of Being Sexy')released their new single 'Left Behind' on the 14th of July, the single is the first to be taken from their...

Cansei de Ser Sexy - Alcohol

27th September 2007 -

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CSSAlcoholVideoThe final single to be lifted from their debut album before they head back to the studio, CSS release firm live favourite ‘Alcohol’ on October 8th.The musical zeitgeist of 2007 has undoubtedly been the indie-dance...

Cansei de Ser Sexy - Let's Make Love & Listen To Death From Above

9th May 2007 -

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Cansei de Ser Sexy Let's Make Love & Listen To Death From Above Video CSS will release the second single from their acclaimed album 'Cansei de Ser Sexy', through Warner Bros (Sire/Sub Pop) on Monday...

Cansei de Ser Sexy - Off The Hook

20th February 2007 -

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Cansei de Ser Sexy Off The Hook Video Sao Paulo 6 piece CSS release their latest single 'Off The Hook' on Sire/Sub Pop on Feb 26 2007. Having blazed a steadily widening trail across Europe's...

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