Versus - On the Ones and Threes (new album / stream)

[24 May 2010]

By Arnold Pan

PopMatters Music Editor

Versus
On the Ones and Threes
(Merge)
Releasing: 3 August

2010 seems to be the year that indie groups left in the bargain bins of the 1990s are coming back with a vengeance. Add one-time underground faves Versus to the list of resurgent bands making another go of it after a long hiatus, returning from a decade of dormancy with a stint on the TeenBeat 26th anniversary tour and a new album, On the Ones and Threes, due this August on Merge. From the sound of the recently leaked track “Invincible Hero”, the Pixies-ish NYC trio seems to have recharged its batteries, coming off just as forceful and insistently melodic as it was in its mid-1990s heyday.

SONG LIST
01 Invincible Hero

02 Nu Skin

03 Into Blue

04 Gone to Earth

05 Cicada

06 Erstwhile

07 Pink Valhalla

08 Saturday Saints

09 Scientists

10 The Ones and Threes

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