It was an open question last July whether and how quickly Boy In Jeans would find an audience, and it remains one of the finest largely slept-on records of In an interview with Billboard at Lollapallozaan year-old Beatty spoke of developing a new and "different" sound, and acknowledged his previous releases had been "more pop" than he wanted. The John Deere hat is good for an additional mph for unknown reasons. Working on a tight budget, the concepts were kept basic, but varied, as were the locations—wrestling in the desert in "God In Jeans," wandering L. Tight pants are more aerodynamic.
Multiple times in our hour-long conversation, Beatty reiterates his aversion to contrivance, calculation, and strategy—the very qualities key to the teen scene he was once a part of.
And it wasn't until we started rehearsing and stuff that I was like, 'You know what? You'll save yourself hundreds of dollars by not buying any skinny jeans. You can't have too much muscle or a large frame.
You'll save yourself hundreds of dollars by not buying any skinny jeans.