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Quit Your Day Job

Quit Your Day Job: Bodies Of Water

Bodies Of Water's spiraling, gospel-tinged gold sounds have been in heavy rotation around here for a few months. From "It Is Familiar" and "These Are…
Brandon Stosuy | November 21, 2007 - 1:19 pm

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Bodies Of Water – “Here Among You”

In the six years since Bodies Of Water's last album, Meredith and David Metcalf have recorded two albums of ABBA-damaged disco under the name Music…
Peter Helman | August 7, 2017 - 10:00 am

Bodies Of Water – “Rise Up, Careful” Video

The video for "Rise Up, Careful," a spaciously jazzy track from L.A.'s Bodies Of Water, shows what happens when an interpretive dancer goes in for…
Tom Breihan | May 9, 2012 - 4:02 pm

Bodies Of Water – “Open Rhythms” (Stereogum Premiere)

Bodies Of Water's third album Twist Again is a bit darker and more insular than the L.A. group's past "indie-gospel," or whatever you want to…
Brandon Stosuy | April 29, 2011 - 11:02 am

Bodies Of Water Cover Magnetic Fields

Ever the hard workers, L.A.'s Bodies Of Water have offered up a pretty, spare take on 69 Love Songs staple "I Don't Believe In The
Brandon Stosuy | November 15, 2010 - 10:18 am

New Bodies Of Water – “Triplets” & “Rise Up, Careful”

Los Angeles indie-gospel/Music Go Music makers Bodies Of Water are at work on a followup to 2008's A Certain Feeling. They aren't done yet, but…
Brandon Stosuy | June 1, 2010 - 3:18 pm

New Bodies Of Water Video – “Under The Pines”

When we posted about L.A. prog-gospel crew Bodies Of Water's "Under The Pines," we mentioned that at least in name, the song reminded some of…
Brandon Stosuy | January 6, 2009 - 5:32 pm

Bodies Of Water Do Daytrotter

Los Angeles indie-gospel act Bodies Of Water's sophomore album A Certain Feeling is out next week. We've already heard its "Under The Pines," and when…
Brandon Stosuy | July 16, 2008 - 9:40 am

New Bodies Of Water – “Under The Pines”

Back in the day, Siltbreeze released Philly crew Strapping Fieldhands awesome In The Pineys EP. The new track from Bodies Of Water places the listener…
Brandon Stosuy | May 23, 2008 - 10:21 am

SXSW: Wednesday Party Picks

No more pussyfooting -- it's SXSW time. The day parties are starting like now. Since those of you that are Austin bound will spend your…
Amrit Singh | March 9, 2008 - 1:58 pm

Bodies Of Water Take-Away Show

Our favorite shiny happy R.E.M.-covering indie-gospel quartet Bodies Of Water recorded a Take-Away show in their Los Angeles hometown at the end of July. The…
Stereogum | November 19, 2007 - 12:21 pm

Everybody Covers Everybody Hurts

Thought we'd end our Automatic For The People tribute run with a bang. In Matthew's eloquent essay, he wrote "a majority [of the Drive XV
Stereogum | October 12, 2007 - 6:30 pm

Bodies Of Water – “Everybody Hurts”

Bodies Of Water On "Everybody Hurts" "Everybody hurts - Take comfort in your friends" It could be that we're encouraged to take comfort in the…
Stereogum | October 4, 2007 - 5:05 am

New Bodies Of Water – “It Is Familiar”

Los Angeles golden-tongued indie-gospel quartet Bodies Of Water make us want to see Hair while alternating between ABBA and the Sufjan team on an iPod.
Stereogum | August 27, 2007 - 1:39 pm