It'll Be Better (2010) After two stellar EPs, Francis Starlite is finally releasing his first album, It'll Be Better . Focusing on the potholes in love's winding road, Better… 2010-07-20 Francis and the Lights Pop
Music Review

It'll Be Better (2010)

Francis and the Lights | DARLING IT'S ALRIGHT Francis and the Lights
DARLING IT'S ALRIGHT Francis and the Lights
EW's GRADE
A

Details Release Date: Jul 20, 2010; Lead Performance: Francis and the Lights; Genre: Pop

After two stellar EPs, Francis Starlite is finally releasing his first album, It'll Be Better. Focusing on the potholes in love's winding road, Better plays like an intimate conversation burning with adoration, promises, and insults. The '80s pop sound frequently gleams with synthesized keys, and his vocals recall Peter Gabriel in his prime. While there may not be a ''Sledgehammer''-style smash here, this stuff hits just as hard. A

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Originally posted Jul 21, 2010 Published in issue #1113 Jul 30, 2010 Order article reprints