PHOTOS: U.S. Girls at El Rey Theatre

U.S. Girls may be the project of Meghan Remy, but as a live show the project is brought to life by a full band. Fans at the El Rey Theatre got a heavy dose of electropop.

Playing mostly from her 2018 masterpiece record In a Poem Unlimited, Remy’s brand of art pop wowed and enticed the crowd. There’s a striking similarity for Remy to the singing style of Charlotte Gainsbourg, who happened to be at the Fonda Theatre that same night. It’s a provocative whisper that draws you in while the instrumentation collapses around it. There’s also a bit of Tennis to their sound.

Joined on stage by a bevy of backup vocalists, Remy danced around her with her peers while utilizing those powerful and unique vocals. It was quite

U.S. Girls has been receiving lots of critical acclaim since the February release of her latest full-length album and she will surely land on a bunch of year-end best-of lists. Missed your chance to see U.S. Girls at the El Rey? Catch them opening for tUnE-yArDs at The Mayan on October 18!

Photos by Monique Hernandez