[listen] Ra Ra Riot – “Beta Love”

The Syracuse band smiles big.

- Nov 13, 2012

Imagine Passion Pit without the dark undertones and you've got Ra Ra Riot's “Beta Love,” a slightly piercing bit of synth-pop taken from the upcoming album of the same name (out January 22nd on Barsuk.) Wes Miles re-imagines The Supremes' iconic “Baby Love” hook to fit the song's theme of human love in a robot world, but without any particularly cogent or moving details of their struggle, it all just sounds a bit wide-eyed. Listen below:

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