Kneel Towards Macca
The Maccabees "About Your Dress"
The Maccabees "Toothpaste Kisses"
The Maccabees, hailing from Brighton, hold just the right balance of indie swagger and pop jangle to be accepted by the throng in an Arctic Monkeys like embrace. Despite the fact that they're a better band than the Arctic Monkeys and also didn't choose the WORST BAND NAME IN THE WORLD like the Arctic Monkeys, they actually don't sound anything like the Arctic Monkeys. I mean, come ON. Who named that band? I'll never get over a band name that bad.
But anyhoo, the Maccabees new LP Colour It In has got hooks galore, from the uppity to the sullen. This band is just plain fun. Try the one two punch of "About Your Dress" and "Toothpaste Kisses" and see if i'm wrong. Ah! I caught you going back for a second play at it! Plus you were whistling! You got GOT!