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Thursday, August 19, 2004

Review - Everyone Is Here

Artist: Finn Brothers

Posted on Thu, Aug 19, 2004 at 4:00 AM

The Finn Brothers (Tim, founder of Split Enz, and Neil, both of Split Enz and his own Crowded House) finally released their first proper album as a duo in 1995, after years of intertwining careers. Entitled Finn, it was a murky, experimental affair lacking much of their expected pop sensibility. Almost a decade later, the brothers have reunited for a second album, and the results are far more representative and encouraging. Richly realized with lush sonics – thanks largely to producer Mitchell Froom – Everyone Is Here has a gentle, easygoing gait. While largely an intriguing album, it is marred by over-the-top bits such as the House-ish and resolute "Nothing Wrong With You," or the lyrically cloying folk-pop tune "Homesick," which makes John Mayer seem intelligent. The highlights include the smart, folk-blues number "Luckiest Man Alive," the infectious soulful rock of "All God's Children," and the Revolver-era Beatles-pop of "All the Colours." Though limited by a few cringe-worthy moments, this is overall a very good album that will reward fans of thoughtful, well-produced pop.

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