The latest from The Beautiful View is "Life Is Beautiful" and it's self-released. While more interesting than beautiful to echo their adjective of choice, this is often noisy, atonal pop, sort of like the Talking Heads for the new millennium, or other times, a competent rock band that succeeds on tunes such as "Bells." To quote their own Facebook entry, this San Diego band has released an album of songs "that sound like it should be on the radio."
Rock 'n' Roll Call: The Beautiful View - Life is Beautiful
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Rockin' Roll Call
Bill Locey reviews music for the Ventura County Star, when he isn't reenacting the history of this great nation or teaching it to incarcerated youth.
He is the tall guy lurking in the back of all the local rock shows.
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