Wednesday, October 1, 2008

Baskervilles, "Caught in a Crosswalk"

Note-perfect orchestral popcorn. NYC vets pump trumpet and keys into this vaguely Britannic crisper, recalling Brilliant Corners without all the mope. "Caught in a Crosswalk" completed Twilight, a free singles series, fourteen deep, now collected on CD for eager purchase. This is the brightest of the bunch, a studio wonder whose creeping veneer doesn't eviscerate the twee appeal. And maybe they play out once in a while — but get your priorities straight.

"Caught in a Crosswalk"

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