Song of the Day: The Magic Numbers, "This Is a Song"

Song of the Day: The Magic Numbers, "This Is a Song"


Many of you are probably thinking, "The Magic Who?" But bear with me here — particularly if you love Belle & Sebastian, Rilo Kiley, or any other infectious pop band that balances bouncy bass lines with loaded boy-girl harmonies.

Comprised of two pairs of siblings, The Magic Numbers are often compared to the Mamas and the Papas, if the famous folk outfit had been British and a bit more brooding. I was downright obsessed with the band's 2005 self-titled debut album, so I'm giddy that the follow-up, Those the Brokes, is finally available in the U.S. tomorrow. To hear the first track, "This Is a Song," read more


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