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Write about what you know. That's what they say. But that's a lot easier said than done when what you know is very, very difficult to bear. That was the challenge Dum Dum Girls' leader Dee Dee faced when writing the songs for the band's moving second album Only in Dreams. "The first record was basically the first songs I'd ever written," says Dee Dee, "and I ... Read more in Amazon's Dum Dum Girls Store

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Product Details

  • Audio CD (September 27, 2011)
  • Original Release Date: 2011
  • Number of Discs: 1
  • Label: Sub Pop
  • ASIN: B005EL6ILK
  • Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (19 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #43,673 in Music (See Top 100 in Music)

Editorial Reviews

Dum Dum Girls' second full length, Only in Dreams, is a great leap forward for a gifted songwriter and an equally gifted band. Only in Dreams blends deeply personal lyrics inspired by the death of singer Dee Dee's mother and the strain of separation from loved ones with the band's signature blend of '60s girl-gang pop, the primitive propulsion of the Cramps and the moody atmospherics of Mazzy Star. The album is the first to feature the playing and singing of all four members, and months on the road and full-on studio production have molded Dum Dum Girls into a formidable rock band.

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A very refreshing album of with great songs.
Robert Cabrera
I love the lush garage punk sound of female bands such as this.
Arturo
Fresh sound and electrical at the same time.
Richard de Chantal

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9 of 9 people found the following review helpful By shoegazer on October 10, 2011
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Despite the rave reviews, I wasn't fully sold on the Dum Dum Girls' first album. But upon hearing the Mazzy Star-esque "Coming Down," it was obvious, they'd grown considerably as a band and this album was going to be something special.

Between the slicker production values and more complex songwriting, "Only In Dreams" is a quantum leap forward. Kristen Gundred's voice draws equally from the snarl of Chrissie Hynde and the seduction of Victoria Legrand (Beach House). Like the Raveonnettes, they're influenced by the echoey distorted surf guitar of the Jesus and Mary Chain, but refined into a shimmering, shoegazey dream, with all the catchiness of those classic Phil Spector girl-bands. If you doubt it, give a listen to "Bedroom Eyes," "In My Head" and "Teardrops on my Pillow."
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10 of 12 people found the following review helpful By Hotpink Zelda Brainchild on October 1, 2011
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Plain straight... after my first listen to the "He Gets Me High" EP release earlier this year, I immediately longed for a full-length album and dreaded any waiting period to fulfill this new addiction. I can't believe it! Two amazing recordings in one year, or an illusionist's slight of hand.

Totally impressed and blown away by the display of natural talent and simplistic genius (stripped down guitars bass drums), the Dum Dum Girls music is reminiscent of 60's pop garage rock and a definite choice for music lovers.

The comparisons to Crissie Hynde (The Pretenders), Johnette Napalitano (Concrete Blonde), Hope Sandavol (Mazzy Star) or any array of "decade rare" female songwriters/vocalists are absolutely validated. First Class style all the way! Even a wild combination of The Jesus and Mary Chain meets The Supremes rings a close bell (with a pinch of the Beach Boys and the Ramones mixed in for flavor). Thee Headcoatee's anyone?

Top notch melodies and lyrics will sweep you away in a rhythmic dream of blissful reverb and heartbeats like a drum. Just buy the cd/lp album, download it, whatever... just support artists/musicians everyway possible, especially when they are this exceptional. Worth a million dollars and more.

Last year it was Arcade Fire "The Suburbs" and, this year, without a doubt, it's a thousand mile lead with "Only In Dreams" + "He Gets Me High" by the Dum Dum Girls.

Phenomenal Paprika!
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6 of 8 people found the following review helpful By Tankery VINE VOICE on September 29, 2011
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Loved their last album and this one is even better. DD is writing great songs and their style is emerging and what a treat for everyone this band exists!

The vocals here have almost a country punk tinge to them on some of the retro rocking songs and this makes them even more awesome.

Coming down is simply a classic, with a great stretch in one part into vocal greatness, and yes, it would be nice to see a little more dream pop in their repertoire, but frankly, it's a treat whatever direction this band takes you in.

The Dum Dum girls is a great new rock band, plain and simple.

6 stars.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Stacey on July 8, 2013
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This is my favorite of the Dum Dum Girls releases so far. Although, many of the songs have a bit of a melancholy tone to them (understandably), they are still quite beautiful and have that amazing garage rock sound. The sound of the album however, is "cleaner" than the previous one, but that doesn't bother me at all.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By pcaps on November 2, 2011
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I loved "He Gets Me High" and at first I thought this was a massive step back. The production seemed flatter and the songs, while they have great hooks didn't feel as colorful as the first album or the last EP.

After putting it on repeat for about a dozen times I realized that this is actually a genius album. Maybe she's not doing anything earth shattering here, but the songs are really tight and more evolved than anything she's done before.

I also love how (and I know I'm not the first person to say this) there's more of a Chrissie Hynde feel to a lot of the chorus deliveries. Not that you'd ever mistake this for The Pretenders, but it takes the Crystals/Ronnettes + JAMC vibe and twists it unexpectedly a bit.

Definitely worth picking up.
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By tania on July 9, 2014
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love this album so much
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By geri angel on May 30, 2014
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Sorry I took so long in giving you a rating Thank you for sending it out right away. This has a lot of good songs.
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By e.e.f1969 on May 26, 2014
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Very impressed with this band. They have a unique sound. I like their cds. I want to see them live
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