Lucky [Vinyl]


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  • On LUCKY, Nada Surf's third album since it reemerged on the Barsuk label as unlikely alt-rock survivors, the Brooklyn-based power-pop band presents another well-honed set of immediately engaging songs. Alternating between gentle melancholy moments (the introspective "Beautiful Beat") and bright bursts of melody (the twinkling "Here Goes Something"), LUCKY is a testament to the ensemble's considerable songwriting abilities, as well as frontman Matthew Caws's sincere guy-next-door charm. While those who remember Nada Surf's gimmicky mid-'90s single "Popular" may still be reluctant to follow the band's latter-day phase, those who do will be rewarded with keen and pleasantly understated pop tunes.
Professional Reviews
Spin (p.96) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "Nada Surf face everyday life's cacophony with a pleasant, unfaltering, even sugary approach."

Uncut (p.96) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "Throughout, Nada Surf have the ambition and the chops to realise it."

Alternative Press (p.144) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "LUCKY is full of intricate melodies and bridges, intense while at the same time awash with the delicate touch of human experience."

Q (Magazine) (p.108) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "['Weightless' is] a delicious coupling of joyful guitar riffs and Matthew Caws's warm falsetto..."

Mojo (Publisher) (p.106) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "[A] deftly crafted cat's cradle of chiming, corroded guitars, soaring strings, and Matthew Caws' reedy, vulnerable vocals carrying melodies akin to sun breaking through clouds."

Harp (magazine) (p.101) - "[I]t will bring a smile to the face of anyone who likes a simple, well-crafted tune."

The Word (magazine) (p.107) - "With their sumptuous sound, ringing melodies and Caws' mellifluous voice, this trio aren't a million miles away from Coldplay or Travis."
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