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Bad Weather California


60s-inspired summery psych rock, soul and funk on the debut from the Denver quartet

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  1. 8.0 |   The Quietus

    They secure a blissful state of inclusiveness, good humour and, oddly, a kind of meditative calm. From the rock & roll of 'Freaks and Geeks' to the ska-indebted 'I'll Reach Out My Hand', this is unadulterated glee
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  2. 7.0 |   Blurt

    You already have the music for the summer, all you need now is for the calendar to catch up
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  3. 7.0 |   Uncut

    Drenched in Hawaiian guitar and wah-wah, making the title perfectly apt. Print edition only

  4. 7.0 |   Bowlegs

    Bad Weather California clearly have a knack for sounding incredibly loose, free of structure, and down for some good times. The fact they’ve got it all down on tape is all the more impressive
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  5. 6.0 |   PopMatters

    The lyrical reliance on stock phrasing and feel-good imagery mixed with the ring-leader mentality makes the fun that is sung here feel forced, which is strange, because the joy of the music—the plainly wonderful sound of the instruments—feels effortless
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  • 2. When You Smile £0.99
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  • 6. Freaks and Geeks £0.99
  • 7. Let It Shine £0.99
  • 8. I'll Reach Out My Hand Part 2 £0.99
  • 9. I Feel Like Dancing £0.99
  • 10. I'll Sing Along £0.99
  • 11. You're My Friend £0.99
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