The likely lads return with their first album in 11 years, but is it a Libs classic?
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They've got a very trad sense of rock'n'roll that goes well with singer [B]Geoff[/B]'s baby [B]Rod Stewart[/B] delivery...
After debuting at In The City three years ago, they got signed, and then dumped their entire set. This wasn't an altogether smart move. Because, instead of coming out blazing with the songs they've been working on all their lives, Sea Fruit are too concerned with being over-elaborate, occasionally even careering deep into prog-country - where, really, no-one wants to go.
There are hints, however, of what might have been if they hadn't got bogged down in the details. They've got a very trad sense of rock'n'roll that goes well with singer Geoff's baby Rod Stewart delivery, but buried deep within the likes of 'Air' and 'Truth Or Lies' are moments of Human League keyboard catchiness, and hints of Blur and Pulp at their most art-pop. None of which gains them a gold medal, but offers plenty to chew over. Not all of it palatable.
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