Why did I not know that Adam Brody is in a band called Big Japan? Clearly I need to spend some time on message boards about the O.C. and relateds. Or probably I heard it and promptly forgot, but this time I actually listened to it. Well I didn’t expect to be in love with it and I’m not, but it’s not horrible. They’re aiming pretty safe with sounds sometimes a bit Death Cabby and sometimes a bit Shinsy. But sometimes a bit “cool kids playing for the high school assembly.” They have a song called “All the Fish in the Sea are Stupid Sluts Anyway” which counts for something though, right? My curiosity may just win out and get me there when they come through on their West Coast tour. Take a listen:
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