This British debut crackles from top to bottom with nervous energy, confident songwriting, and hopeless confusion over girls, girls, girls. The band built on the current UK indie rock scene, taking its wearying routines to new places and infusing its sounds with much-needed energy. Watch out Franz Ferdinand. Keep up, Belle and Sebastian. Your fellow Glaswegians the Fratellis are here to play. [Amazon]
The Fratellis - Flathead
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