First Look: Fruit Bats – “The Ruminant Band”

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Charming but water-treading folk-pop. Solid in, say, 1972 but dated now – not the step forward dudes needed. Stick with Beachwood Sparks.

Fruit Bats – “The Ruminant Band”: mp3

(The Ruminant Band is out Aug. 4 on Sub Pop)