About a Girl (album)

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About a Girl
Winter Gloves - About a Girl.jpg
Studio album by Winter Gloves
Released 24 March 2009 (2009-03-24)
Recorded January 2008
Genre Indie pop, synthpop
Length 29:22
Label Paper Bag Records
Producer Winter Gloves, Jon Drew
Winter Gloves chronology
Let Me Drive
About a Girl
A Way to Celebrate
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Exclaim! (no rating)[1]
The Gateway positive[2]

About a Girl is a LP album by the Canadian indie pop band Winter Gloves. It was released on 24 March 2009 under the Paper Bag Records label.

The album was primarily recorded in lo-fi by Charles F., using only one microphone and a combination of amped and unplugged instruments. Errant noises were intentionally mixed into songs to achieve "a pleasant dirty sound".[3] Most of the songs fit in the second wave synthpop genre popularized in the early 2000s,[2] although reviews correlate the song structures and instrumentation to the later revival of dance-punk and electronic dance music in general.

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Charles F..

No. Title Length
1. "Factories" 2:39
2. "Let Me Drive" 2:28
3. "Invisible" 3:00
4. "I Can't Tell You" 3:29
5. "Glass Paperweight" 2:39
6. "Hillside" 3:00
7. "About a Girl" 2:55
8. "Party People" 3:37
9. "The Way to Celebrate" 1:57
10. "Piano 4 Hands" 3:38
Total length: 29:22



  1. ^ Langlois, Jill (October 2008). "Winter Gloves: About a Girl". Exclaim.ca. Exclaim! Media Inc. Retrieved 2011-07-10. 
  2. ^ a b Stead, Sarah (2008-10-30). "Album Review: Winter Gloves — About a Girl". The Gateway. Gateway Student Journalism Society. Retrieved 2009-12-01. 
  3. ^ Langlois, Jill (October 2008). "Conversations: Winter Gloves". Exclaim.ca. Exclaim! Media Inc. Retrieved 2009-12-01. 

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