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Here review - Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros

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SHARPE TURN The L.A. folk-pop group loads up on the sweet reggae melodies on Here
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Here

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
music label:
81398
genre:
Indie Rock

We gave it an A-

True, this L.A. folk-pop group began as a concept band about a bearded messiah, and singer Alex Ebert sometimes performs shirtless. But before you dismiss them as Hollywood hippies, know that they’re serious about the lovely troubadour melodies on Here. From the jug-band-style jam ”That’s What’s Up” to the reggae bliss-out ”One Love to Another,” they’ve got so much heart, they can crush hipster irony with one squeeze of the accordion. A-

Best Tracks:
Acoustic That’s What’s Up
Wistful All Wash Out