We gave it an A-
Vocalist Inara George and ?keyboardist/Lily Allen producer Greg Kurstin make up the retro-pop duo The Bird and the Bee, whose sophomore ?effort Ray Guns Are Not Just the Future ticktocks through space and time (tropicalia, cabaret, hand-clapping Harajuku girl beats) with an urgency missing from their 2007 debut. Cheeky modernity hides beneath every glistening throwback, as in ?”Diamond Dave,” surely the most harmonious tribute ever written to the frontman of Van Halen. A?
Download This: Listen to songs from the new album on the band’s MySpace