Queen of Jeans suffer through unrequited love in music video for “More to Love”

Queen of Jeans | courtesy of the artist | photo by Bob Sweeney

If you’ve ever crushed on someone who wasn’t into you, or had your texts to your crush go unanswered, Queen of Jeans feels your pain. The video comments on the lows of these modern dating phenomena as the band uses an online dating app to meet the girl of their dreams, and end up being completely ignored. The video comes to an awkward, hilarious end as they all run into said woman at a house show (That’s so Philly). Continue reading →


Queen of Jeans return with the new single “More to Love,” and a new album called Dig Yourself

Queen of Jeans | photo by Jessica Lim | courtesy of the artist
Queen of Jeans | photo by Jessica Lim | courtesy of the artist

Philly indiepop four-piece Queen of Jeans has just released a single off their upcoming self-love themed album Dig Yourself, which drops on March 30th on Topshelf Records. The song, “More To Love,” features pretty harmonies, sleepy guitars, and catchy percussion, making for an overall velvety sound that you can listen to over and over. Continue reading →


Queen of Jeans joined the Topshelf Records roster and made a John Hughes-esque trailer about it

Queen of Jeans | photo by Bob Sweeney | via

Exciting news of the afternoon: Philly popsters Queen of Jeans will release their much-anticipated full-length debut in early 2018. The band made a splash about two years ago with the irresistible single “Dance (Get Off Your Ass)” and, following the release of its debut EP on Indianapolis label Third Uncle Records, toured and gigged around town a lot. We most recently caught them at the Made In America skate stage, and today we got news that they’ll be releasing the aforementioned long-player via Boston’s revered Topshelf Records. Continue reading →


Madalean Gauze, Queen of Jeans, Louie Louie and Empath team up for Valley Youth House benefit gig

Madalean Gauze | Photo by Rachel Del Sordo for WXPN

If you’re looking to kick off the new year with a gig that also benefits a good cause, look no further than this Boot & Saddle show. A stacked lineup of locals are coming together January 5 for a benefit show to support Valley Youth House’s Pride program, which provides services for LGBTQ youth in Philadelphia. The show will also be an EP release celebration for headliner Madalean Gauze; the Philly singer-songwriter’s new effort FUNeral will be released that day and is the follow-up to last EP Cool and Fun. The bill is rounded out by dream pop outfit Queen of Jeans, retro rockers Louie Louie and West Philly DIY regulars Empath. Continue reading →


Queen of Jeans goes ethereal with Aaliyah cover

Queen of Jeans | photo by Ben Wong for WXPN |

Philly indie pop group Queen of Jeans recently released a cover of Aaliyah’s “Are You That Somebody” on SoundCloud, and they’ve given this classic R&B jam a spacey twist that you’d probably never even think of. This cover is stripped down and guitar heavy; it echoes and flows and vibes and I love when artists totally reinvent a popular song. The vocals remind me of a darker, more soulful Birdy. It sounds like a completely different song, in the best way possible. Continue reading →


Tonight’s Concert Picks: Sheer Mag at Union Transfer, Reef the Lost Cauze at Johnny Brenda’s, Queen of Jeans at Triumph

Sheer Mag
Sheer Mag | photo by Mariel Lin | courtesy of the artist

Philly five-piece Sheer Mag brings its mix of rock and roll and radical politics to Union Transfer tonight. It’s the band’s first headlining gig since the release of the awesome Need to Feel Your Love LP, which is racking up critical acclaim like nobody’s business. Tonight they’ll be joined by Purling Hiss, Haram and Dark Thoughts; details on the show can be found at the XPN Concert Calendar. Below, see what you can expect in the revved up “Fan The Flames” video.
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Listen to Queen of Jeans cover Gwen Stefani’s “Cool” on Sophia Coppola film cover comp

Queen of Jeans | Photo by Noah Silvestry for WXPN |

The music featured in filmmaker Sophia Coppola’s films always have a major purpose. These carefully-selected songs work with the scenes rather than just sitting idly atop them. In tribute to Coppola’s musical reverence, indie label Superfan 99 have released a cover compilation of songs that have found new homes in Coppola films throughout the years. Continue reading →


Tonight’s Concert Picks: Queen of Jeans at Chameleon Club, Purples at Boot and Saddle, RFA at PiLam and more

Queen of Jeans
Queen of Jeans | Photo by Jeremy Zimmerman |

Out west, Lancaster’s Chameleon Club is blessed by a headlining set from Queen of Jeans. Their sweet, sweet 60s styled pop is a refreshing change of pace, squeezing some high-energy drumming between some throwback rhythms. The gig is all ages, and more information/tickets can be found on the XPN Concert Calendar. Continue reading →