Treats Few have captured the feverish attentions of the indie blogosphere as wholly and immediately as this Brooklyn boy-girl duo, and it isn't hard to see… Treats Few have captured the feverish attentions of the indie blogosphere as wholly and immediately as this Brooklyn boy-girl duo, and it isn't hard to see… 2010-06-01 Sleigh Bells Rock
Music Review

Treats (2010)

Sleigh Bells | RUN THE HEART Sleigh Bells
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RUN THE HEART Sleigh Bells
EW's GRADE
A-

Details Release Date: Jun 01, 2010; Lead Performance: Sleigh Bells; Genre: Rock

Few have captured the feverish 
attentions 
of the indie blogosphere as wholly and 
immediately as this Brooklyn boy-girl duo, and it isn't hard to see why. It's as if every element of Sleigh Bells' genre-swerving sound — primitive guitar fuzz, pastiche beats, sugar-buzz
 vocals — bypasses the default snark button and burrows
 directly into jaded listeners' punch-drunk pleasure centers. Treats? Indeed. A–

Download These:
Blow-out-the-speakers stomper Crown on the Ground, at last.fm
Languid finger-snap tease Rill Rill, at last.fm

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Originally posted May 19, 2010 Published in issue #1104 May 28, 2010 Order article reprints
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