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Boy Blue

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Feb. 5, 2013
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The second non-remix EP by Milwaukee's Boy Blue continues in the ’80s-inspired, post-punk, dance-oriented rocking of the band’s first album. It's as if late Joy Division/early New Order rebooted with a jolt of happiness. Retro? Very. The EP also has an air of accomplishment, however, thanks to Boy Blue's slight re-tweak of the sound, which freshens the aesthetic, especially given the Midwest-accented vocals that belie the group's non-Mancunian origin. The next remix set beckons...

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