Al, Mike, Bruce and, yes, Brian – the surviving Boys properly reunited in authorial bliss... Plus Jeffrey.
A cloudless orgy of nostalgia. Harmonies by Simoniz. No visible dents in the bodywork. "Isn't it time we go steady again?" And then a rather interesting gear-shift for the last three songs, which admit wistfulness and a sense of loss for the first time and, suddenly, it feels like a proper record about something. Approach with caution. But approach.