The Band Formerly Known As Natalie Portman’s Shaved Head

Posted by The G on June 17, 2010 under GNN | Comments are off for this article

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Shaun Libman formerly of Natalie Portman's Shaved Head. Currently of Brite Futures.

Breaking news for fans of the band Natalie Portman’s Shaved Head aka NPSH!  The band is changing their name to Brite Futures.  A variety of reasons were given on the band’s new website and my favorite reason is that their “love affair with that band name was just a fling.  That lasted and lasted and lasted.”  I saw the Seattle band in my pre-blog days opening for Lily Allen on the best party day of the year, 4/20, and I had a blazingly good time.  The band sounds like the Scissor Sisters meets the Chemical Brothers with mixtures of indie-pop thrown in for good measure and according2g, that’s a great thing.  I still listen to their debut album “Glistening Pleasure” a lot.  Speaking of that record, check out the track “Me + Yr Daughter.”  I love singing the lyrics “Me + Yr Daughter / Never been hotter /Touching my body” out loud as I walk down the street.  But I digress.  The band is changing its name to Brite Futures and if you click on their new official site (link is above), you can watch a hilarious video that explains the name change as well as getting a free mp3 their new track “Dog-Eared Summer.”  RIP Natalie Portman’s Shaved Head and viva Brite Futures!

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