The Swedish/American headphone-music maestros’ second effort keeps the band’s winning division of labor: Singer Andrew Wyatt supplies his bracing dry-ice chants while Christian Karlsson and Pontus Winnberg (a.k.a. writer-producers Bloodshy & Avant, who helmed Britney Spears’ ”Toxic,” among other pop smashes) provide meticulous sonic-palette landscapes. The spirit of Happy to You is indie rock, but the sound is as addictively sharp as anything in the Top 40. A-
'HAPPY' MUSIC Part indie rock, part Top 40 mix, Miike Snow's Happy to You turns out sharp and spirited tracks (Columbia Records)
Genre: Indie Rock; Lead Performer: Miike Snow; Music Label: Downtown
Posted March 20 2012 — 12:00 AM EDT
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