With just two sonic strokes, that is, the two opening tracks on this Starry Skies’ fourth album, the band show just how versatile they are. “Smile Through The Dark,” which kicks things off, is a delicate, gently chiming acoustic guitar and voice creation that has you running for your Don Mclean and James Taylor albums; so much does it remind you of and stand on the shoulders of such giants, such genius. And then, as if to say, “ ha, you might think that you have us pegged, but…” they head into the recent single “Spitfire Suzie,” the most dexterous slice of power-pop you will have heard in a long time…

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