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GUGGENHEIM GROTO

Happy The Man

2009-01-13

The Dublin duo (Mike Lynch and Kevin May) have done it again with this, their second release. Kudos to them and to Shane Power for this well-produced album. They've taken poetic lyrics and wrapped them in sometimes sparse, sometimes lush orchestration and come up with this fine release. If you want catchy pop, check out "Fee Da Da Dee" or "Her Beautiful Ideas". For darkly haunting rock, listen to "The Girl With the Cards". "Just Not Just" features cool, dark imagery and sounds good to boot. "The Dragon" is a quiet one with an interesting narrative and nice string accompaniment. Reviewed by Rebecca Ruth.

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