Wolf Alice: Music to Cry and/or Bang Your Head To

The summer had officially reached its sultry midpoint, I was newly eighteen, and I was given the gift of Wolf Alice in the most unexpected way: a YouTube ad promoting their debut studio album My Love Is Cool. The ad began with clips from the “Moaning Lisa Smile” music video and ended with a still of the very understated My Love Is Cool album cover. I didn’t need to listen to another one of their songs to know that I was hooked. For the rest of the summer, I made exploring Wolf Alice’s discography my one and only goal.

Let the Music Be Your Guide Archives

Please enjoy our full archives of Let the Music Be Your Guide, in which columnist, Christine Naprava, discusses various themes in music, with a particular focus on the underexposed, and the unconventional.

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