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The Wannadies

When Swedish band The Wannadies strains for your attention on their self-titled album—as on ”You and Me Song” (also on the Romeo + Juliet soundtrack)—it’s worse than the family dog on steak night. But when it stays on the quirk-pop track, the grim-humored outfit communicates a boyish enthusiasm, via a crackling old XTC/new-wave headset. Wannas won’t die. B-

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