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Sky Full of Holes review - Fountains of Wayne

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Fountains of Wayne | DEEP FOUNTAINS The power-pop group drops the synths in favor of a more rootsy album

Sky Full of Holes

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
music label:
81988
genre:
Rock

We gave it an A-

The beloved power-pop veterans dial down the big guitars and slick synths of yore on Sky Full of Holes, a relatively rootsy effort. If the sound has shifted, though, the songs remain the same: wittily observed slice-of-life tales from lives you’re thankful not to call your own. ”They opened up a bar called Living Hell,” frontman Chris Collingwood sings over a folksy shuffle on ”Richie and Ruben.” ”Right from the start it didn’t go too well.” Boo-hoo, meet ha-ha. A-

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