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California girl

Best Coast offers soundtrack to an endless summer

'I think I've wanted to do this since I was a little kid, but this is the first time I'm super psyched and passionate about what I'm doing,' says Best Coast singer-songwriter Bethany Cosentino (with bandmate Bobb Bruno). She lists California boys, Connie Francis, Stevie Nicks, and cats as her influences. "I think I've wanted to do this since I was a little kid, but this is the first time I'm super psyched and passionate about what I'm doing," says Best Coast singer-songwriter Bethany Cosentino (with bandmate Bobb Bruno). She lists California boys, Connie Francis, Stevie Nicks, and cats as her influences. (David Black)
By James Reed
Globe Staff / July 25, 2010

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The tattoo on her right forearm says all you need to know about Bethany Cosentino. It’s in the shape of California, her beloved home state whose essence — the sun, the sand, the beach-blanket bingo — sugarcoats every aspect of Best Coast, the hyped indie-rock band Cosentino fronts as its singer and songwriter. Her California state of mind isn’t skin-deep, ... (Full article: 796 words)

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