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Get together and watch the video for Grooms’ ‘I Think We’re Alone Now’ // 10.09.13 @ Great Scott

 

Over the summer, Brooklyn’s Grooms caught our attention with their latest single “I Think We’re Alone Now.” Originally thinking (hoping?) it would be a Tiffany cover, the glowing post-punk magnetism of the track quickly overcame any lingering desire for a hokey ’80s cover. Instead, “I Think We’re Alone” now revealed itself to be something of a mix between the Replacements and early New Order. Yeah, band comparisons like that are lazy — at least we didn’t say they were “arm-wrestling in a back alley Park Slope bodega” or something — but it works.

The song is again in our domes today because Grooms are back in town tomorrow night, hitting up Great Scott in Allston with a hat-trick of stellar Boston bands: Young Adults, Chandeliers, and Vegans. The trio are making the rounds in support of their well-received new LP, Infinity Caller, which you can stream over on Noisey.

Peep Grooms’ “I Think We’re Alone Now” video up top, then sample some homegrown Hump Day show sounds down below.

 

 
 

Grooms Young Adults