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type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
Producers:
Atlantic

We gave it a D

With the boy-band phenomenon receding faster than AJ’s hairline, this quartet — including three rejects from ABC’s Making the Band — is unlikely to revive the genre. Their focus-group pop blends nonthreatening themes (new love, redemptive love, lost love), utilitarian vocal arrangements, and contractually obligated ”influences” (the Swede pop of ”Juliet,” the vaguely hip-hopesque ”Keep It Coming”) to create one absolutely unremarkable album.

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