Impose Magazine deemed Lake Worth's the Jameses "another reason Florida doesn't completely suck"; this is slightly true. They're deserving of a headline based less on the supposed suckiness of their surrounding environment and more on the quirk-and-catchiness of their banging lo-fi, which Impose went on to fairly acknowledge.
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It's the nature of such warbly garage rock to have garbled lyrics, but after an attempt to listen closely and glean some answers, "Rat People" sounds like it gives a nod to wandering: "East L.A." is rhymed with "F.L.A." (yeeeeaaaah!) and mention is made of both Muscle Beach and the Brooklyn Zoo (maybe). Underwater synths lead to dirty guitars and talk of surfing; it's sort of an anthem, and really epic.
You can buy the full two-song 7" on their Myspace.
MP3 Download: The Jameses - "Rat People"
The Jameses play at Miami's Endless Summer at Churchill's tonight. More info here.