Thursday, June 26, 2008

Band on the Run: The M's "Real Close Ones"

With the M’s, there’s never any mystery. After three albums now under their respective belt, with each LP you can pretty much take comfort in the fact that you’ll be getting what’s expected. And there is comfort in that.

The M’s brand of neo-soul/Britpop is as authentic and simultaneously derivative as anything riding the indie circuit right now, and that makes them incredibly safe. Not safe in a boring way, but in a palatable way. Their music isn’t particularly exciting, but it’s not exactly run of the mill either.

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