Mystery Jets have seemed to always be on the cusp of something-- it's a story so built for a "Where Are They Now?"-themed future issue of MOJO. The UK pop-rockers emerged in 2006 with obscure upbringings (the holy-shit-is-that-a-real-place Eel Pie Island), a strange lineup (one of their guitarists, Henry Harrison, is the 60-year-old father of lead singer Blaine Harrison), and an exuberant, prog-leaning debut, Making Dens. 2008's tepid follow-up, Twenty One, found the Jets with a minor hit on their hands, the polite Cars hat tip "Two Doors Down", but the milquetoast, mid-tempo material it accompanied lacked the inventiveness and general freewheeling fun of their first effort.
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