CURRENT MOOD: Lala Lala’s songs that would soundtrack a movie

For Current Mood #024, Chicago’s Lala Lala selects songs that would be on her movie soundtrack.

September 24, 2019
CURRENT MOOD: Lala Lala’s songs that would soundtrack a movie

In our Current Mood series, we ask some of our favourite artists to curate a playlist according to a specific theme or mood of their choice. For Current Mood #024, Chicago indie rock musician Lala Lala makes a playlist of songs that she'd pick to soundtrack a movie. Listen to past Current Mood playlists here.

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The Lamb, the sophomore record by Chicago artist Lillie West, aka Lala Lala, is one of the year’s most visceral, distinctive rock records. The hazy, 12-song record floats from heartbroken indie through Molly Nilsson-style twilight pop through punk-tinted missives; it’s an album that the name Lala Lala belies the complexity of.

Ahead of going out on tour with fellow Chicagoans Whitney and Twin Peaks, West has shared a CURRENT MOOD playlist with The FADER featuring songs she would choose to soundtrack a movie. “These are the songs that would be on one of my movie soundtracks,” West tells The FADER via email. “Listen to while riding a bike at night. Wear a helmet." Listen to Movie Soundtrack above, and find Lala Lala’s tour dates below.

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CURRENT MOOD: Lala Lala’s songs that would soundtrack a movie