“Alive and kicking”

CDreviews.com just posted a review of The World Is Too Much With Us: “The 80s sound revival is still, to quote a 80s tune from Simple Minds, “alive and kicking.” Bands such as The Killers, Interpol, and Franz Ferdinand have all enjoyed enormous commercial success thanks to their nostalgic appeal. Lump one more band into the revivalist genre: Toronto based Showroom. The group’s sound merges a number of eighties bands (or 80s inspired bands) into one cleverly convenient package. To make the flashbacks to the decade of Ronald Reagan even more poignant, their CD cover looks like packaging from an old Atari 2600 game cartridge” read the rest