Album: Junior Boys, It's All True (Domino)

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Scratch beneath the surface sheen of It's All True and all kinds of depths emerge.

The fourth album by the Canadian duo of Jeremy Greenspan and Johnny Dark is named after a wartime propaganda film by Orson Welles, has one song ("Banana Ripple") based on Howard Hughes' obsession with ice-cream and is apparently a break-up album. But when that surface is a penthouse pop confection reminiscent of Zoot Woman and Hall and Oates, why scratch it?