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Cake: Comfort Eagle

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Comfort Eagle

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
Producers:
Sony Music
genre:
Rock

We gave it a B-

On their fourth album, this California brood of minimalist rockers again pair ironic lyrics with spare instrumentation, a la their monotonal postmodern hit ”The Distance.” But the sweetest moments come when frontman John McCrea breaks from the formula and extends his baritone beyond a single note, as on the harmony-fueled ”Pretty Pink Ribbon” and the yearning ”World of Two.”

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