July 25th, 2008 | by JAY HORTON Music | Posted In: Cut of the Day

The Wanteds, "Ladysmith," Failure Looks So Good (self-released)

     
Tags:
l_253953de1dfbf15c5da44b5cdfe6715b"Ladysmith," the first track and single off of the Wanteds' upcoming sophomore full-length Failure Looks So Good showcases a new direction—the Wanteds want you to want them. Fronted by Tommy Harrington and rounded out by bassist Ryan Mullen and drummer Adam Mack, the Wanteds are a band now, not just the indie-pop solo project of Harrington, with a louder, more bombastic sound that's equal parts mid-90s guitar assault, radio-friendly hooks, and a sleek, shiny coat of indie-rock charsma. With lines like, "You lose, 'cause failure looks so good on you," Harrington spins a generational lament into a melodic burst of crunchy, pounding guitar-rock sing-along.

[audio:Ladysmith.mp3]

The Wanteds play next Thursday, July 31, at the Know

Links:
the WantedsSpace

Photo courtesy of the Wanteds
 
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
comments powered by Disqus
 

Web Design for magazines

Close
Close
Close