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Wednesday, June 16, 2010

Album Review: The Magic Numbers - The Runaway

My review - originally published on TLOBF:

By drawing inspiration from the soft, warm, positive sounds of bands like The Beach Boys, Fleetwood Mac and Wings, The Magic Numbers have gained a reputation for making upbeat, intelligent, dreamy retro-pop with lyrics that focus almost entirely on the ups and downs of life and relationships. As a concept, it’s been well and truly covered by so many bands in the past, but it is one that they clearly have a lot of time and affection for. Much of their material, as you can imagine, walks the tightrope between invigorating and over-egged and this third album is no different...

Full review = http://www.thelineofbestfit.com/2010/06/the-magic-numbers-the-runaway/
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