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Stream Fred Thomas All Are Saved (Stereogum Premiere)

Listening to Fred Thomas’ All Are Saved often feels like traveling down the path of most resistance. Thoughts are thought and instantly contradicted, revelations made and then backtracked — it’s a beautiful mess of ideas and doubts, bold declarations and crippling neuroses. There is no easy way out, there are no simple answers. It i… More »

By: James Rettig / March 31, 2015 - 11:08 am

Fred Thomas – “Every Song Sung To A Dog” (Feat. Andrew W.K.)

Death never gets any fucking easier to deal with. Whether it’s a dog or a person, if you love someone then losing them feels inexplicable no matter how old you are or how much preparation you have for the inevitable. Actually, one of the only things that has helped me cope with my own losse… More »

By: Caitlin White / March 25, 2015 - 3:00 pm

Fred Thomas – “Cops Don’t Care, Pt. II”

Like “Bad Blood” before it, Saturday Looks Good To Me leader Fred Thomas’ latest solo track, “Cops Don’t Care Pt. II,” is a wordy, weighty reflection. But unlike that track, which is caustic and filled with contempt at a relationship gone sour, this takes a more laid back approach for a significantly heavier topic, setting… More »

By: James Rettig / February 25, 2015 - 6:02 pm

Fred Thomas – “Bad Blood” (Stereogum Premiere)

Even while serving as the ringleader for Michigan indie-pop mainstay Saturday Looks Good To Me, Fred Thomas has always had a ton of projects going on the side. His upcoming new solo album All Are Saved — technically his eighth solo record, but the first that’s getting a major release — plays like a seasoned… More »

By: James Rettig / January 28, 2015 - 10:59 am

Saturday Looks Good To Me – “Everything Is Embarrassing” (Sky Ferreira Cover)

“Everything Is Embarrassing” is the song that tipped the critical establishment to Sky Ferreira’s outwardly sleek, inwardly tumultuous retro pop-rock, and ever since it emerged in 2012 it’s been an objection of fascination among fellow musicians. The song has been covered by Kitty and remixed by Twin Shadow and Unknown Mortal Orchestra among many other… More »

By: Chris DeVille / January 13, 2014 - 10:48 am

Saturday Looks Good To Me – “Invisible Friend”

This spring, Fred Thomas’s long-running indie-pop project Saturday Looks Good To Me returns with the new album One Kiss Ends It All, their first LP in about six years. Leadoff track “Invisible Friend” is an airy uptempo jangle that’s somehow making me nostalgic for the early ’00s, which feels weird. Listen to it below. More »

By: Tom Breihan / February 28, 2013 - 3:17 pm

New Saturday Looks Good To Me – “Make A Plan”

We’re definitely digging big bands these days. Maybe it’s a sign. Like perhaps we should actually get outside around other people now and then? Whatever the case, fluctuating Michigan pop collective Saturday Looks Good To Me list a hefty dozen contributors in the liner notes for fourth album Fill Up The Room. The photo we… More »

By: Stereogum / August 24, 2007 - 4:01 pm