"We get considered a dance band," says Sorbara, "but I'm not interested in being just that, because that's all there is on the radio, it's all dark and about getting fucked up, and I can't even relate to it. This record was a conscious effort to not step into the darkness — the songs are fun, we wanted to make light fun daytime songs because we get so sick of the darkness."

DRAGONETTE + CASEY DESMOND + THE KNOCKS | Paradise Rock Club, 967 Comm Ave, Boston | September 14 @ 8 pm | 18+ | $15

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