March 16, 2001 at 05:00 AM EST
We gave it an A-

What other band can record what sounds like a great lost Hall and Oates single (the title tune), collaborate fruitfully with Carole King (”One True Love,” an exemplary pitiful-lonely-guy ballad), and invoke classic ’60s psychedelia with a minimum of camp (”Sunshine and Chocolate”)? This trio, led by guitarist-singer-songwriter Dan Wilson, has crammed All About Chemistry, its third CD, with more catchy hooks than you’ll find in a fisherman’s tacklebox.

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