Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin - Let It Sway (2 stars)

Little here to distinguish one chorus from the last

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Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin - Let It Sway

With their third album, Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin are sticking to their tried-and-tested formula. Let It Sway offers little by way of innovation, ambling along the melodic indie pop trail blazed by The Shins. Opener ‘Back In The Saddle’ sets up a solid framework, with a Weezer guitar line and exuberant gang chorus, but the rest of the album feels like a plateau.

There’s little to distinguish one chorus from the last, and Philip Dickey’s idealistic songwriting quickly becomes mundane. The mellow piano and acoustic guitars of ‘Stuart Gets Lost Dans Le Metro’ offers a pleasant change of pace, but it’s a fleeting relief from a distinctly forgettable 40 minutes.

Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin

  • 2 stars

Someone Still Loves You Boris YeltsinSomeone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin has been playing music in Springfield, Missouri since 1999, when Will Knauer and Philip Dickey met at a Super Bowl party. They came up with their band name shortly after Boris Yeltsin's resignation in the early hours of Y2K. John Robert joined the…

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