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Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Lyrics Born Lays Down the Boogie in "Coulda Shoulda Woulda" Video

Posted By on Wed, May 25, 2011 at 4:18 PM

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Sweater Funk's irresistibly smooth '80s boogie is catching on. The new video, "Coulda Shoulda Woulda," from the Bay Area's Lyrics Born, features the same kind of funky grooves that dominate that DJ night.

The video certainly has its charms, with the warm colors, '80s film fuzz, and cartoon faces, but what sells it most is the song itself: the impeccably smooth boogie swagger of the band, with its fat, but precise bass, pointed horn accents, and singalong choruses, complemented by Lyrics Born singing, rapping, and doing that singsong half-rap thing he's so good at.

Check it out:

"Coulda Shoulda Woulda" is from Lyrics Born's 2010 release As U Were. The video premiered on May 23rd.

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