Best Band Name Designed to Defy Google (2008)

MY FAVORITE

They mulled over the Warholian names Blue Movie and the Chelsea Girls before settling on the infinitely awkward MY FAVORITE. Holdovers from the pre-blog zine scene, these Wrong Island refugees were new wave before it was retro and remain so now that it's passé. Andrea's voice is like a bowl of vanilla ice cream: somehow cold and yet sweet, straightforward, and delicious. At press time they've conquered the search engine, being the top result. If you catch them live, you'll understand why.

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