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Reynolds : To unwind to unwood EP

Impossibly beautiful power-pop, laden with dizzying harmonies so airy and angelic they sound as if they might dissolve

Impossibly beautiful power-pop, laden with dizzying harmonies so airy and angelic they sound as if they might dissolve if you listen too hard. This is pop music, with a capital 'P', which doesn't mean that it is 'popular' (wait until the Evans patronage is cast their way), but it is a sprightly, larger-than-life confection

which

m
akes you steadily happier as it's playing. Yeah, it's been done before, from The Byrds all the way through to Teenage Fanclub, but this is a record just dripping with love. Remember that? The last scintilla of cynicism has just left the room, I am

on

the third spin in a row, and I am grinning like some inane gibbon. Wanna join me?



Stevie Chick

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