The Soundtrack: “Too Fake” by Hockey

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Tonight’s show featured the song “Too Fake” from the band Hockey. These guys hale from Portland, Oregon, but are currently blazing through England opening for Friendly Fires. If their first single has you curious to hear more but you can not make it across the pond, they will be playing US festivals such as Bonnaroo and Lollapalooza this summer. Their debut album Mind Chaos won’t be out until August 25th, but “Too Fake” is available now on iTunes.

The album is long way from release, but I got an early listen and was a big fan of what I heard. They have a funky sound like Orson or Bloc Party. I especially liked “Learn to Lose” and “Preacher” where they let loose with some keyboard-infused party rock. I also hope these guys get really huge just so ill-informed people see “Tonight: Hockey” on the sports arena marquee and show up in NHL jerseys.

Watch the video for “Too Fake” over at VH1.com. For more from Hockey, check out their website and MySpace. Another photo after the jump.

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