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quick take : The Luyas : Too Beautiful to Work

11 Mar 2011 · No Comments

Spacious indie chamber pop with genuinely odd arrangements (i.e., French horn is featured, but not the most unusual element), anchored by Jessie Stein’s winningly fragile, slightly unsteady vocals. Reminds me, perhaps obliquely, of Colleen (Cécile Schott), if Colleen’s music were recast (just barely) as rock; Stein’s vocals make me think of Life Without Building’s [...]

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