Wednesday, July 02, 2008

The Vines

They've been compared to Nirvana, the Beatles, T. Rex, and even the Beach Boys, and this Australian garage-rock band can sound like all four blended together somehow. Along with The Strokes, The Hives, and The White Stripes, they have been hailed as 'The Saviours of Rock.' So what does their fourth album Melodia have in store? Incredibly chill melodies contrast with frenzied rock for a bipolar mashup of the best The Vines have ever offered. Below, somewhere in the grey...

Linked in the video: click the album in the lower left for North American pre-order.

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