Friday, April 30, 2010

Music Reviews In 3 Words or Less: Volume 19

The Bird and the Bee - Interpreting the Masters Vol. 1 - A Tribute to Daryl Hall and John Oates (2010)
Flawless, classic reworkings
Touchstones: Burt Bacharach meets Bee Gees
***** out of ***** stars

Dr. Dog - Shame, Shame (2010)
Bouncing country indie
Touchstones: Wilco meets Wings
****1/2 out of ***** stars

Black Francis - NonStopErotik (2010)
Intimidating, hooky screamo
Touchstones: Pixies meet Frank Black
**** out of ***** stars

The Apples in Stereo - Travellers in Space and Time (2010)
Overproduced sun-space pop
Touchstones: Beulah meets Grandaddy
**** out of ***** stars

Paul McCartney - McCartney (1970)
Out to pasture
Touchstones: Pink Floyd meets Wings
***1/2 out of ***** stars

Adam and the Ants - Stand and Deliver (1981)
Fruity sex wave
Touchstones: Bow Wow Wow meets the The Killers
**1/2 out of ***** stars

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