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Jenny Owen Youngs

L.A. Exes — the new quartet featuring Sam Barbera, Jenny Owen Youngs, Rachel White and Steph Barker — deal in playful, retro power-pop on their debut album, “Get Some,” arriving Aug. 20. Singles like “Baby Let’s Pretend” and “Skinny Dipping” are made for summertime.

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L.A. Exes are the new alt-pop quartet made up of Jenny Owen Youngs, Beginners’ Sam Barbera, Weezer/Five Seconds Of Summer engineer Rachel White, and drummer Steph Barker. They dropped their debut single “Temporary Goodbye” earlier this year, and now they’re announcing their debut album Get Some with the release of new song “Baby Let’s Pretend,” a jaunty, harmony-laden rocker about stealing a girl from her boyfriend.

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Beginners’ new single and its exuberant video offers a bright look at a possibly dark topic, obsession.

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We checked in on indie singer-songwriter Jenny Owen Youngs last fall when she covered Katy Perry’s “Teenage Dream” in the lead-up to her Night Shift EP and Blink-182’s “Dammit” for a compilation featuring 27 covers of Blink-182’s “Dammit.” Since then she’s launched a new band called L.A. Exes, and today she’s back with a new solo EP.

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The singer-songwriter Jenny Owen Youngs has been cranking out her own music since 2005, and she’s also been helping other people write theirs. (Youngs co-wrote Panic! At The Disco’s “High Hopes”! That’s wild!) Youngs is still making music on her own. Last year, for instance, she covered Katy Perry and Blink-182. Next month, she’ll release a new EP called Echo Mountain. But Youngs also has a new band, and they just dropped their first single.

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2020 has been a big year for Blink-182 fandom, especially among indie-rock types. There was the moment in March that a bunch of indie stars parodied the Gal Gadot “Imagine” video by singing Blink’s “I Miss You.” There was Christian Lee Hutson covering “Going Away To College.” There was August’s Dude Ranch tribute compilation –…

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I’m a big fan of Jenny Owen Youngs from back in the day — her debut Batten The Hatches and its follow-up Transmitter Failure were in heavy rotation for me during my high school years and are both great — and she’s still putting out music (and hosting a popular Buffy podcast).

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