If English pop mined the deadpan sincerity of Randy Newman with the flair of Cheap Trick, you’d have Tenniscourts. Let’s just settle for a “post-punk Kinks” to describe this populist Chicago trio. Bits of Jam, Pulp, Small Faces, Who, T-Rex and straight-ahead American rock belie the musical sophistication of a songwriter who cites Syd Barrett as his inspiration for picking up a guitar. -CD Baby
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