Bedouin Soundclash you say? Is this another attempt to prolong the September of Ska? (Doubtlessly you’re now reading this in October). No, despite the slightly racy, exotic name, BS are an unhip Canadian combo thrusting their MOR soul guitars in our pasty jerk-pop loving faces. And it’s a little unsanitary. Think Jack Johnson without any of the man’s heart-pounding excitement.
In fact, remember that terrible band Sugar Ray? The one who, according to their MTV biog ‘turned out several of the most breezily infectious summer singles of the late '90s, hitting on an appealing combination of sunny pop and reggae lilt’?
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