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All You Need Is Lovers 

Wednesday, Nov 28 2007
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In our dreams, David Bowie introduces Dusty Springfield and the Kinks to Morrissey, and the air erupts in song from the sheer creative force: This is the sound of the Music Lovers. Anchored by a team of experts purveying indie rock from the satiny side, the band also features a lead singer of mystery. Ted Edwards' voice sounds like the saddest moment of your life (watching her walk away, hearing those words, etc.) — why is it so beautiful and habit-forming? Often described as "grown-up pop," the group is well read, classy, and complicated. Opulent arrangements for strings and keys gloss up the rock like a Britpop Phil Spector, with a swing: This band makes several dreams come true.
Fri., Nov. 30, 9 p.m., 2007

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