Wednesday, 18 March 2009

Mexican Kids At Home – Recycled Songs For A Happy Environment

A new Mexican Kids At Home EP begins with The Canal Swan Song, which is a silly little nursery rhyme thing played on primitive instruments and is rather good for it. No Eyed Deers features tweedly keyboards and indie punk guitar stabs, with a shambling Wreckless Eric spirit. One Day Older Than Today is sawing indie folk; it’s a lovely campfire singalong. Animal Shells is banjo time, circulating banjos providing a spiky bed for some sweet boy/girl vocals. It never comes to winsome, but just wonderfully affecting. Mexican Kids At Home evidently have many strings to their bow, so they should be treasured and followed avidly.

Recycled Songs For A Happy Environment is out now on Wee Pop! Records
Mexican Kids At Home myspace is here

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