July 26, 2010
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On their debut, Stars combine surprisingly organic1980s synths with elements from mid-'60s baroque pop and echoes of such retro-minded acts as the Smiths and first-edition Everything But The Girl. Stars back up their sonic style with substantive songs that hang in air like fireflies before suddenly cutting deeply and flitting off again. They'd soon add more guitar.