50 Best Singles of 2011

Pains of Being Pure at Heart, 'Heart In Your Heartbreak'
Victor Decolongon/Getty Images49/50

49. Pains of Being Pure at Heart, 'Heart In Your Heartbreak'

New York guys (and girl) cook up pure indie-pop ecstasy – Cure synths, sweater-shredding riffs and an angel-dweeb singer with a touch of soft swagger.

Related
Rob Sheffield's Original Review: Pains of Being Pure at Heart's 'Belong'
Band to Watch: Pains of Being Pure at Heart Show Off a Bold New Sound

Back to Top