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Rooney

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Rooney

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
Producers:
Geffen

We gave it a B

In the Schwartzman household, the California power-pop acorn doesn’t fall far from the brotherly tree. (Of course, if you look at Jason of Phantom Planet and Rushmore fame and younger brother Robert Carmine, frontman for Rooney — it doesn’t have all that far to go.) Like Planet’s, this album is light on substance, but full of good hooks and Weezeresque melodies that beg for mindless beachside toe tapping.