|A1||...And It Shook Me|
|A2||Pretend It's Love (Feat. Alex Winston)|
|A4||You Got Me Beat|
|A6||Oh My Luck|
|B1||Caught By Surprise|
|B3||Waiting By Your Window|
|B4||Running Red Lights|
|B6||You Know I Won't|
While The Postelles are often compared to their alt-rock contemporaries, the band's brand of power pop hails from the '70s, when it was common for groups to write songs with obvious hooks and harmonies. Where some modern bands like The Strokes (whose Albert Hammond produced The Postelles' debut album) value quirkiness and herky-jerky rhythms above all else, The Postelles love the flow of a great tune
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And It Shook Me. It’s easy to imagine the Postelles as freshly scrubbed, sweater clad and crisply coiffed like the album cover for some early-’60s vocal pop group. The New York quartet are definite pop aficionados, lifting liberally from the past half-century, ranging from punchy ’80s rock to doo-wop, power pop and adult alternative. It’s undeniably winsome almost to the point of oppression-similar to the way that first overly effervescent swig of Coke stings the back of your throat.
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The Postelles o. nd It Shook Me feel as though they have less to prove. The result is a sound that leans more heavily on the band's inherent ng light, poppy hooks that augment singer Daniel Balk's equally upbeat vocal stylings. Whereas almost every track on their first album appeared to mine the same garage rock revivalist sounds that defined early Strokes albums, The Postelles o. The result is a sound that leans more heavily on the band’s inherent ng light, poppy hooks that augment singer Daniel Balk’s equally upbeat vocal stylings And It Shook, for instance, eschews the electric riffing prevalent in The Postelles in favor of an acoustic guitar intro that builds to the kind of bright, sing-along chorus th. .
Unlike the Strokes, there is nary a hint of dysfunction within the Postelles, who sound like they enjoy each other's company and are happy to make a fair amount of noise together, pushing their rhythms but never at the expense of their hooks And It Shook Me, a bright, infectious collection of propulsive pop, but what impresses isn't the hooks themselves but how the Postelles craft the riffs and melodies into songs, how they retain a brightness to their punch without ever seeming saccharine, how they seem to celebrate exuberance, not detachment.