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John Waite and Don Henley and Bryan Adams aren’t really gone—they all snuck inside a band whose name may belie all too accurately their deep-down conservatism. This is the middle of the dial FM feel of Eighties Men, riding cold and high for Men’s Wearhouse. How do they pull it off? Beneath the barely checked Male Effort are very carefully put together songs that move and dip and spike right when you need them to. Stay true, gentlemen.

Sasha Frere-Jones

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