The Bandana Splits: Mr Sam Presents The Bandana Splits (Boy Scout)

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The Bandana Splits: Mr Sam Presents The Bandana Splits (Boy Scout)

Perhaps we should blame Kitty, Daisy and Lewis, but it seems there's a lot of retro-pop around these day (check Jenny Dee and the Deelinquents).

And here Brooklyn's Annie Nero, Lauren Bathrop and Dawn Landes get together around a single microphone to revive lightweight 50s and 60s pop (close harmony singers, girl groups, bubblegum, kitsch) for frothy but largely unmemorable fun in the summer sun.

Unlike, say, the Sami Sisters who imbued their songs with wit and style (or Jenny Dee who at least sounded like she was enjoying belting the stuff out), this trio are bland and inane. 

Enjoyable if you don't pay much attention but little longevity predicted with projects like these, as always.

Cute can be cloying.

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