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Riff: She & Him – “Snow Queen”

May 7, 2013

I’m so cold/But I’m nice beneath the ice/So deep, never doing as I’m told

from Snow Queen lyrics by She & Him

A quick burst of mariachi towards the end may set this apart from the stream of similar brill-building numbers that permeate Volume 3. But Deschanel’s unconvincing attempt to present herself as some kind of ice maiden falls flat, while Ward’s production is the pure definition of coasting; [LISTEN].

Riff by Jon O'Brien

Jon O'Brien is a UK-based staff writer for SONGLYRICS. He holds a journalism degree from the University of Central Lancashire and has written thousands of biographies and reviews for Allmusic.com, among several other pieces for established music publications.

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