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CAR SEAT HEADREST + PREOCCUPATIONS @ THE REGENT THEATRE | L.A. RECORD
Photos by Sheva Kafai Words by Madison Desler "I'm not some piece of teenage wildlife," Will Toledo of Car Seat Headrest sang during the song he chose as the encore for his sold-out show at The Regent. "Teenage Wildlife" is a David Bowie song—not Toledo's—though you would never know it. The introspection of it, the admonishment, the razor-sharp observations passed of as casual margin scrawl, all fit right into Toledo's wheel-house—one that has taken him from recording songs alone in his car, to last year's Teens Of Denial, which made every "Best Albums Of The Year" list worth its salt. His ability to craft lyrically shrewd songs that are still Weezer-esque guitar anthems has endeared him to rock fans while providing a much needed sign of life in the midst of the current, indie rock doldrums. Fresh from Coachella, Toledo took the stage alone. He's all hair and glasses—sporting the overgrown Beatles cut that took over high schools across America in the mid-2000's—and in his pastel blue