Meligrove Band - Bones Of ThingsWe Are Busy BodiesPop/RockThe fifth album by Meligrove Band sounds so cute and youthful, its.
The fifth album by Meligrove Band sounds so cute and youthful, its easy to forget that the Toronto indie pop band played their first show in 1998. Their relentless bouncy energy and playful rough edges dont sound like the work of a group whove been slogging it out in a tour van for the past 16 years, and the many hooks crammed into every song suggest their songwriting well is in no danger of drying up any time soon.
Along with a plethora of catchy melo-dies, they also wedge the full spectrum of classic pop sounds into the album, from doo-wop to glam rock and from surf to power pop. Sometimes theres barely enough space for the songs to breathe, but the band wisely leaves just enough room in their fuzz pop for the details to stand out. The only thing holding them back: theyre occasionally a little too silly to take seriously.
Top track: Dont Wanna Say Goodbye
Meligrove band play the Horseshoe Thursday (November 6).