Although Christopher Owens declared last summer that his indie-sweetheart group, Girls, was no more, the sad-eyed singer struck out on his own with a '70s-vibed, soft rock album that serves as an ode to a fairy-like muse known as Lysandre. Call it sentimental, overwrought or foolish, but these quietly strummed narratives—usually played ensuite—make for a charming, intimate set. It's a step away from from the indie rock throes back toward emo, but for those willing to feel things, it... More >>>