Back Numbers Dean (Wareham) & Britta (Phillips) emerge from the rumpled bed that was Luna, the critically adored New York City group that disbanded in 2005. The… 2007-02-27 Dean & Britta Indie Rock
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Back Numbers (2007)

POST-LUNA PHASE On Back Numbers , Wareham and Phillips have it covered for fans of their dreamy, breathy, intimate sound
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POST-LUNA PHASE On Back Numbers, Wareham and Phillips have it covered for fans of their dreamy, breathy, intimate sound

Details Release Date: Feb 27, 2007; Lead Performance: Dean & Britta; Genre: Indie Rock

Dean (Wareham) & Britta (Phillips) emerge from the rumpled bed that was Luna, the critically adored New York City group that disbanded in 2005. The crooning couple stick to what they know best on the dreamy Back Numbers, a mix of breathy covers (the Troggs, Lee Hazlewood) and intimate originals spiked with Wareham's laconic talk-singing and smoothed out by Phillips' icy purr. With lullabies like the moody, Moog-y duet ''Words You Used to Say,'' who needs sleeping pills? B

Originally posted Feb 21, 2007 Published in issue #923 Mar 02, 2007 Order article reprints
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