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Last week, Christopher Owens released the song “Selfish Feelings” along with unexpected news about a new solo album, Chrissybaby Forever. For those who’ve been following Owens’ career, it represents a scrappy return to form. Recorded in San Francisco with engineer J.J. Wiesler, Chrissybaby is arguably the most Girls-ish thing Owens has released since that band… More »

On the cover of his new album A New Testament, former Girls frontman Christopher Owens is surrounded by the musicians who played on the record. They’re a lot of the same people who Owens worked with in Girls, and they make a zany looking bunch — a coalition of men and women, black and white,… More »

Before I get into this week’s picks, allow me to point out that Jennifer Lopez and Iggy Azalea made a video for a song called “Booty.” Hype Williams directed it. It is exactly what you expect it to be. It came out a few years ago, and it has five million views already. At this… More »

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Christopher Owens – “To Take Care Of Myself Again” Video

Christopher Owens recently shared a surprise new album called Chrissybaby Forever. We talked to him at length about the record and his life, which you…
Caitlin White | June 2, 2015 - 1:51 pm

Christopher Owens – “Selfish Feelings”

Fun fact: When Christopher Owens releases another solo album, he'll have put out more music under his own name than he did as the frontman…
Tom Breihan | May 21, 2015 - 2:14 pm

Watch Christopher Owens Cover The Jackson 5’s “I’ll Be There”

It takes a certain level of courage to cover a perfect pop song from one of history's greatest singers, but the former Girls frontman Christopher…
Tom Breihan | November 13, 2014 - 1:05 pm

Christopher Owens – “America”

The former Girls frontman Christopher Owens released A New Testament, his second solo album, just a month and a half ago, and he's already dropped…
Tom Breihan | November 11, 2014 - 9:02 am

Stream Christopher Owens A New Testament

The former Girls frontman Christopher Owens has been slowly sharing songs from his second solo album A New Testament for about six months now, and…
Tom Breihan | September 22, 2014 - 12:20 pm

Christopher Owens – “Never Wanna See That Look Again” Video

Christopher Owens starts out his new video for "Never Wanna See That Look Again" wearing a cowboy hat and silhouetted in front of a prairie…
Tom Breihan | September 16, 2014 - 11:05 am

Christopher Owens – “Never Wanna See That Look Again”

The former Girls frontman Christopher Owens is now a month away from releasing A New Testament, his second solo album, and we already know two…
Tom Breihan | August 27, 2014 - 9:49 am

Artist Portraits From Stereogum #Soundwave At Outside Lands 2014

At this year's Outside Lands, Stereogum teamed with Toyota to present performances at the Soundwave tent. Throughout the weekend there were intimate jams, DJ sets,…
Stereogum | August 13, 2014 - 9:08 am

Stereogum’s 14 Favorite Sets At Outside Lands 2014

Nearly 200 years ago, back when the shoreline dunes of San Francisco were considered uninhabitable, they came to be known as the Outside Lands —…
Chris DeVille | August 12, 2014 - 3:36 pm

Stereogum x Toyota Presents Soundwave At Outside Lands ’14: Christopher Owens, Mikal Cronin, Tycho, Wayne Coyne

Outside Lands returns to San Francisco's Golden Gate Park this weekend, with sets by Kanye West, Disclosure, Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers, Spoon, Run The…
Scott Lapatine | August 8, 2014 - 1:10 pm

Watch Christopher Owens Perform New Songs In An Acoustic Session For Subtv

Next month, the former Girls frontman Christopher Owens will release A New Testament, his second solo album. Over the last few months, he's shared a…
Tom Breihan | August 7, 2014 - 9:35 am

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

Because July 4th fell on a Friday, we didn't run 5 Best Songs last week. But man, last week gave us a lot of good…
Stereogum | July 11, 2014 - 4:37 pm

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

Last Friday was the Fourth Of July, which meant we didn't run one of these lists. But the videos kept piling up, and so we're…
Tom Breihan | July 11, 2014 - 9:51 am

Christopher Owens – “Nothing More Than Everything To Me” Video & A New Testament Album Details

A year and a half ago, Christopher Owens, former frontman of the great San Francisco band Girls, went solo with his divisive debut album Lysandre.
Tom Breihan | July 9, 2014 - 9:22 am

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

Sometimes the 5 Best Songs Of The Week get along with each other quite well, but this week they're a bit at odds. One-half of…
Stereogum | May 2, 2014 - 4:57 pm

Christopher Owens – “Stephen”

Last year, after leaving his old band, the former Girls frontman Chrisopher Owens released the I-wish-it-was-better solo debut Lysandre. That album has its defenders, and…
Tom Breihan | May 1, 2014 - 1:02 pm

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

Next Tuesday marks the official start of SXSW's music conference -- which runs through next Sunday -- meaning a good percentage of the industry will…
Stereogum | March 7, 2014 - 3:12 pm