A Loss for Words Punks Up Motown Classics at Talent Farm

Although Fall Out Boy clearly has soul-music influences and even covered Michael Jackson's "Beat It," the punk link to the genre was never quite so pronounced prior to A Loss for Words' album Motown Classics. Released earlier this year, the album is primed for soundtrack placement on a teen drama and serves to soften the edges of this rough-and-tumble act.

In the live setting, expect the Massachusetts quintet to add rapid-fire snares and chugging guitars to classics like the Jackson 5's "I Want You Back" and the Temptations' "My Girl" — which might result in a few of the parents in the audience taking more notice than usual.

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The Talent Farm Studios

20911 Johnson St., Ste 111
Pembroke Pines, FL 33029

Category: Music Venues

Region: Pembroke Pines

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A Loss for Words, with Kid Liberty, Transit, Fallen From the Sky, Story of My Life, and Heads Up! 6 p.m. Thursday, June 3, at the Talent Farm, 20911 Johnson St. , Ste. 111, Pembroke Pines. Tickets cost $12. Call 954-438-3488, or click here.

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Sharing the bill are some punk groups more likely to roll up their sleeves and show their tattoos, including the wildly aggro Kid Liberty as well as Transit, which employs a comparatively polished indie-rock sound.

 
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