Technicolor pop melodies

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La Sera - 'Sees The Light'

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La Sera – ‘Sees The Light’

Stripped of her day-to-day outfit Vivian Girls’ fence of lo-fi fuzz, Katy Goodman’s faultless way with Technicolor pop melodies blazes through [a]La Sera[/a]’s second album. As refreshing and intoxicating as a Bloody Mary in the California sunshine, the seamless combo of hard guitars and soft vocals on ‘I Can’t Keep You In My Mind’ is The Ronettes by way of Kenickie – lovelorn lusciousness in a flammable polyester frock. It might all be about splitting up, but the powerful doo-wop of ‘Break My Heart’, Doris Day-styled Pacific Ocean blues of ‘Real Boy’ and astral elegance of ‘How Far We’ve Come Now’ make ‘Sees The Light’ more exhilarating than depressing.

[i]Leonie Cooper[/i]

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Record label:Hardly Art
Release date:26 Mar, 2012