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Some Friendly

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Some Friendly

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
Producers:
Beggars Banquet, RCA
genre:
Rock

We gave it a B+

Based in Manchester, England — home of the neo-psychedelic music scene that spawned the Inspiral Carpets — the Charlatans blanket lush organ chords over guitars that crackle and swirl in Some Friendly. These current college-radio favorites capture the moodiness of a lot of late-’60s rock and, on their better cuts — ”White Shirt,” ”Polar Bear” — the shimmering buoyancy of that era’s pop. B+