"When You Wake Up"

On this seven-inch single, Bethany Cosentino keeps up her hook-packed surf-pop revival with an artfully artless sketch of doomed puppy love: "Tell me you love me/Even if you don't/I need to hear it."

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From The Archives Issue 1123: February 3, 2011