Manuel d'Exterity
January 10, 1997 AT 05:00 AM EST

With its second full-length effort, Flags for Unknown Territories, Saturnine comes into its own in a big way. Edgily shimmering guitars; stirring, melodic bass lines; and vocals as plaintive and literate as those of R.E.M. in their mid-’80s heyday all add up to one of the most promising pop enterprises in recent memory.

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