There’s still time to nominate local icons for Best of D.C.
D.C. loves Georgie James. Everyone here knows that. It’s rare to see the band’s name without “indie darling” following close behind. The duo of former Q and Not U drummer John Davis and singer-songwriter Laura Burhenn found a niche with their catchy ’60s- and ’70s-inspired pop-rock. They were signed to the recording industry’s own indie darling, Saddle Creek, which put out their debut album, Places. “Need Your Needs,” the album’s lead single, has been a hit with locals, if not the Billboard charts. But that may change: The band scored a national coup by performing it on Late Night With Conan O’Brien in February.