Mystery Jets – Two Doors Down (2008)

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This is feel-good pop. But more than that, it is the most extraordinary example of an 80s pastiche – think Level 42/Haircut 100/Wet Wet Wet. And despite what I’ve just typed, it’s great. The style marked a stark change of direction for the these chaps. I like the fact that they once based themselves on Eel Pie Island and that they name check ‘Marquee Moon’; it adds to the ease of listening.

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2 thoughts on “Mystery Jets – Two Doors Down (2008)

  1. […] to traditional pop/rock songwriting that would pave the way for the likes of The Thrills and Mystery Jets in the following decade. Like these subsequent acts, the melodies and catchy pop tunes have a real […]

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