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Review Format: CD
Release Year: 2005
A tight melodic sound and interesting lyrics characterise this Brooklyn based trio, and with this release they give us another fine collection of pop-rock that certainly doesn't disappoint in either department. Highlight is the curiously titled "Garbanzo Beans", (garbanzo being Spanish for chick pea in case you were wondering - we aim to educate as well as entertain), which is a superbly constructed and catchy rock song that you're liable to find yourself playing a lot.
However this is far from a one track wonder. "I Do I Don't" is as a fine slower paced and soulful sounding effort; and "Call You Home" returns us to more of a rock sound. "Hold My Head" is another real standout with an acoustic backbone underpinning a wonderful pop sound, and "It's Over Now" is a ballad you just find yourself drawn to. They have succeeded in brewing a rock and pop concoction that will help cure musical blandness. Should be taken on a regular basis until symptoms disappear.
June 22, 2007
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