December 22nd, 2011 7:34am

A Little Bit Ruthless

Wild Flag “Endless Talk”

If you read what Carrie Brownstein is singing here on the printed page, it seems a lot more harsh and biting than it sounds on record. Which makes some sense – she’s addressing someone who is casually cruel and undermining, but never really goes beyond snide remarks. “Endless Talk” isn’t exactly a cuddly song, but there’s affection and respect in Brownstein’s voice, and the tune is far too buoyant, nimble and sparkly to convey much bitterness. If anything, it’s nudging this person to lighten up, to cool down, to drop the aggression and get back to the sweetness.

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