A trillion years ago Mike was in the band Black Tambourine.
A million years ago Slumberland released records from my favorite San Francisco pop band The Aislers Set.
I am a shameless pop fan, so when analogies are drawn, I perk up and nod my head up and down in time to the jangle:
We don't know if it's something in the water or what, but England is fairly bursting with exciting guitar pop bands right now, and The Lodger are amongst the brightest hopes. Taking their cues from fellow northerners The Smiths and The Wedding Present, The Lodger's music is classic melodic pop, fueled by sparkling hooks and plangent lyrics. The tunes are sharp and timeless, a thoroughly modern distillation of great Britpop from the 60s right up to today.