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Sorry Girls

Waking Up

Picture your fiercest-self taking your more introverted-self on a loving pep-talk-fueled shopping spree. Imagine the feeling of driving down the highway listening to Springsteen with a car full of friends; pair that with the comfort of lying in bed next to a bag of M&M peanuts watching Twin Peaks. Welcome to Sorry Girls.

Easier – their new 7” / double single – presents a culmination in Sorry Girls’ sound. Equally steeped in lament and celebration, its two songs are driven by uplifting vocals and synth-heavy arrangements. Cruisin’ power pop that cries equally with joy and sorrow. All the pleasure and regret felt by a hypochondriac who can’t resist a good cigarette.

Sorry Girls is a Montreal based duo consisting of Heather Foster Kirkpatrick and Dylan Konrad Obront. The two met in 2008 while studying at university, making joke songs on GarageBand together over pots of Kraft Dinner on the floor of their friend’s apartment. Though they didn’t collaborate on anything serious for many years, there was an immediate pull to create music together. It wasn’t until one serendipitous afternoon almost eight years later that they pooled their combined interest in powerful pop ballads to write

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Primary Entry: Music Badge, Platinum Badge
Secondary Entry: Music Festival Wristband, Artist Wristband, Film Badge, Interactive Badge
From: Montreal, QC, CANADA
Genre: Pop
Subgenre: Dream Pop
Event Type: Showcase