new music: d.c.-based indie-rock ‘n’ soul band the coolots mistake chemistry for love in “chemical”

April 4, 2016

The CooLots are an indie-rock ‘n’ soul band from D.C. Their latest release”“Chemical” is a song about star-crossed lovers who are (surprise!) not on the same page when it comes down to putting a label their deep connection. A strong chemical connection can sink it’s teeth into those who share in it, but is it ever really enough to create love and longevity? “How could we let them in? How could we let them win? Our love was a chemical romance.” What could go wrong? Listen to “Chemical” down below.

By Erin White*, AFROPUNK contributor

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