If fashion has forsaken the Magic Numbers, then it's fashion's loss.
Lush folk-pop is still the template, but on their third album the fraternal/sororal Gannons and Stodarts have moved on from their debut's Mamas and the Papas/Lovin' Spoonful sunshine vibes to a more layered, Fleetwood Mac-meets-Prefab Sprout sound. It swells, soars and does strange things to the heart. Anyone who lost interest circa their more difficult second album needs to give them another chance. Wonderful.Reuse content