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Volebeats: Like HerLike Her (2005)
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Contributed by: JesseJesse
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There's no simpler way to my satisfaction than simple country-twinged rock'n'roll with plenty of melody and harmony. I'll admit it. I've always liked the Jayhawks, and that newer Candy Butchers album that my boss played me was pretty good. Here's why: Everyone likes pop music. Catchy tunes, good vib.
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There's no simpler way to my satisfaction than simple country-twinged rock'n'roll with plenty of melody and harmony. I'll admit it. I've always liked the Jayhawks, and that newer Candy Butchers album that my boss played me was pretty good. Here's why: Everyone likes pop music. Catchy tunes, good vibes, tried and true formulas -- what's not to like? The Volebeats play your standard country twanged pop, with gorgeous `60s vibes flowing through it, like all the psychedelic pop groups merged together.

And things couldn't be better for the band. Guitarist John Nash also plays in the Witches and Electric Six, and the band had help from friend Ryan Adams who co-wrote "Everytime" for this album and calls the Volebeats "the best American band." Besides that hype, they recently appeared in Steve Martin's new movie, "Shopgirl."

No I don't expect them to change the music industry. No, I don't think they're the greatest band ever. No, I don't think I'll listen to this album much after I'm done reviewing it. But that doesn't mean that this listen through was anything but pleasant. Seriously. Toe-tapping, smile-brewing music. This is a professional band that has put out a professional album, and they deserve the success that they're getting. Recommended for anyone who digs on `60s pop and country twanged rock'n'roll.

 


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Fine Print: The following comments are owned by whoever posted them. We are not respon sible for them in any way. Seriously.
Anonymous (November 23, 2005)

I saw them open for Blanche, along with loretta lucas and the larkspurs. fantastic show.

McGarnicle (November 22, 2005)

So the dude from A Perfect Mind is the guitarist in this band?

Anonymous (November 22, 2005)

How do you think people start to give a fuck about artists?

Sometimes it takes reviews on independent sites.

You're a fucking idiot.

Anonymous (November 22, 2005)

another review by some artist that no one gives a fuck about. great.

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