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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 – “It Comes Back To You”

Christopher Owens had an absolutely flawless run as the frontman of the San Francisco band Girls, but he dissolved his band in 2012. And last…
Tom Breihan | March 5, 2014 - 1:42 pm

Download Christopher Owens Lysandre: Acoustic Album

Earlier this year, the former Girls frontman Christopher Owens released Lysandre, his debut solo album. It was a puzzling record, thick on flowery ’70s singer-songwriter…
Tom Breihan | April 17, 2013 - 9:06 am

Christopher Owens, Melted Toys @ Wilshire Ebell Theatre, Los Angeles 3/22/13

Modern day troubadour Christopher Owens recently kicked off a tour of the West Coast that stopped by the Wilshire Ebell Theatre in Los Angeles. The…
Andrew Youssef | March 25, 2013 - 5:39 pm

Christopher Owens – “Here We Go” Video

Lysandre, the debut solo album from former Girls frontman Christopher Owens, is a couple of months old now, and it never set the world on…
Tom Breihan | March 13, 2013 - 12:30 pm

Stream Christopher Owens Lysandre

Next week, the former Girls frontman Christopher Owens releases his debut solo album Lysandre, a narrative concept LP about falling in love with a girl…
Tom Breihan | January 10, 2013 - 9:53 am

Premature Evaluation: Christopher Owens Lysandre

There's a moment on his song "Love Is In The Ear Of The Listener" where Christopher Owens, the former Girls frontman, expresses doubt in the…
Tom Breihan | January 8, 2013 - 12:30 pm

Christopher Owens – “New York City” (BBC Session)

Former Girls frontman Christopher Owens will release Lysandre, his first-ever solo album, next month, and we’ve already heard opening tracks “Lysandre’s Theme” and “Here We
Tom Breihan | December 10, 2012 - 12:50 pm

Christopher Owens @ The Lodge, San Francisco 11/9/12

When Christopher Owens took the stage last night at The Lodge in his adopted hometown of San Francisco, it was clear that this was going…
Alana Levinson | November 10, 2012 - 2:25 pm

Christopher Owens Announces A Few Lysandre Tour Dates

On the heels of the announcement of Lysandre, Christopher Owens announced four dates where he'll play the entire new record straight through. Scope the dates…
Corban Goble | October 29, 2012 - 10:12 am

Christopher Owens Announces Debut Solo Album Lysandre

Earlier this year, Girls frontman Christopher Owens shocked and bummed out the entire indie-music universe when he announced that he was leaving the band. But…
Tom Breihan | October 25, 2012 - 9:43 am

The End Of Girls, And The Future (And Past) Of Christopher Owens

I knew nothing about Christopher Owens the first time I heard "Hellhole Ratrace" by Girls. It was better that way. I immediately fell in love…
Liz Pelly | July 3, 2012 - 4:11 pm

Q&A: Girls’ Christopher Owens On Soccer, Euro2012

In the last couple of weeks, I noticed that Girls' Christopher Owens had been closely monitoring the ongoing European soccer championships, and tweeting a lot
Corban Goble | June 18, 2012 - 1:39 pm

The 10 Biggest Band Beefs Of 2011

Back in the day, when two artists didn’t like each other, they’d deal with it in relatively low-profile ways: A snippy backstage comment, or a…
Tom Breihan | December 29, 2011 - 10:19 am

The Gummy Awards: Your Top 20 Indie Rock Crushes Of 2011

The next stop on the Gummys express is Your Top 20 Indie Rock Crushes Of 2011; ten females, ten males, one Gosling. Hit the gallery…
Stereogum | December 20, 2011 - 12:24 pm

Girls’ Chris Owens Does Unreleased Stuff, Acoustically

Girls frontman Christopher Owens is a human great-song factory who churns out swoony heartripping nuggets so quickly that he never gets around to recording many…
Tom Breihan | November 1, 2011 - 4:18 pm

Girls’ Chris Owens Disses Lana Del Rey

Last week, internet fight-starter Lana Del Rey performed on the British TV show Later With Jools Holland. And Girls frontman Christopher Owens, another songwriter who…
Tom Breihan | October 18, 2011 - 9:04 am
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