February 1, 2008
The Young Republic
12 Tales From Winter CityMore on The Young Republic
4 / 10 While knowing your Bach from Beethoven might serve a purpose, ‘12 Tales…’, the debut from the eight-strong graduated Boston classmates, is a victim of its own smartness. Granted, its precision ’60s doo-wop fiddle’n’trumpet flexing is as tight as the American election but it’s also more forgettable than Chico. As Young Republics go, Montenegro’s more exciting.
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