Wednesday, January 12, 2000

Moods for Moderns

Posted By on Wed, Jan 12, 2000 at 12:00 AM

Yup, they pay homage to Mr. Costello in their name and in their music. But Moods For Moderns make excursions into the enitre landscape of that uniquely catchy, oddly-marginalized world known as Power Pop (as practiced by the descendents of the Beatles who trace a not-so-direct lineage from the Fab Four through Badfinger to modern practitioners such as Sloan and Zumpano). Bittersweet, catchy-as-all-hell and fully aware of the power of the hook and the chiming chorus, Moods For Moderns make you feel less guilty about singing along.

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