It’s hard not to like The Like. They’re kind of like (ha!) a ‘60s girl group plopped down in the present—their songs are upbeat and harmony-drenched, no matter what the topic, and their style feels ripped straight off The Ronettes backs. Oh, but these gals actually play their own instruments. The Like formed in 2001, when Z Berg, Charlotte Froom, and Tennessee Thomas met in high school. They put out several EPs before getting picked up by Geffen and releasing Are You Thinking What I’m Thinking? Since then, they’ve switched bassists (to Laena Geronimo), added an organ player (Annie Monroe), and started working with Mark Ronson (yes, that Mark Ronson). The result is their new album, Release Me, which came out last week.
The Frisky sat down with drummer and founding member Tennessee (second from left) to ask about the new album and where they got the L-I-K-E dresses they wear on the cover. Keep reading »