Gimme Some Back in 2006, this Stockholm trio landed an oddball hit with "Young Folks," a beguiling pop stomper that did more for the human whistle than… Gimme Some Back in 2006, this Stockholm trio landed an oddball hit with "Young Folks," a beguiling pop stomper that did more for the human whistle than… 2011-03-29 Peter Bjorn and John Indie Rock Startime International
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Gimme Some (2011)

Peter Bjorn and John, Gimme Some | GIMME MORE Peter Bjorn and John
GIMME MORE Peter Bjorn and John
EW's GRADE
A-

Details Release Date: Mar 29, 2011; Lead Performance: Peter Bjorn and John; Genre: Indie Rock; Production: Startime International

Back in 2006, this Stockholm trio landed an oddball hit with ''Young Folks,'' a beguiling pop stomper that did more for the human whistle than every episode of Lassie combined. Although they've dropped two full-lengths since then, PB&J haven't recaptured that ubiquity. But Gimme Some, their sixth album, is crammed with winsome tunes. The cowbell-addled opener ''Second Chance'' dismisses the past, while punk outbursts like ''Breaker Breaker'' look toward a scrappier future. A–

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Originally posted Mar 23, 2011 Published in issue #1148 Apr 01, 2011 Order article reprints
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