The Uglysuit – Chicago

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This is probably about as straight-laced as this blog is likely to get without ever threatening to derail its indie aesthetics. In a word ‘Chicago’ is a beautiful pop song and one that doesn’t diminish with repeated listens. It comes from a bunch of young people from Oklahoma who wrote it about 4 years ago. ‘Chicago’ is making an appearance now as part of the Uglysuit’s self-titled debut album. Much of the credit for its success must go to Israel Hindman’s vocal turn and the cosy feeling that Midlake are also adept at recreating; namely that the best songs didn’t necessarily appear in the sixties but from the decade that followed it. ‘Chicago’ is easy on the ear and blessed with a chorus that has all the hallmarks of a perennial radio favourite. KD

The Uglysuit – Chicago

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Year: 2008

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2 Comments

  1. August 5, 2008
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    Can’t agree with ya more on this song, I found it last night and have listened to it again and again today :) Thanks for putting it out there.

  2. musictastesgood
    October 1, 2008
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    I’m loving this Uglysuit record. The whole thing keeps you wanting more. It makes you feel good, it’s fun, it’s catchy, it’s a real delight.

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