Let Them Drink

Album Review of Let Them Drink by The Capitol Years.

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Let Them Drink

The Capitol Years

Let Them Drink by The Capitol Years

Release Date: Mar 8, 2005
Record label: Burn & Shiver
Genre(s): Indie, Rock

70 Music Critic Score
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Let Them Drink - Fairly Good, Based on 1 Critics

AllMusic - 70
Based on rating 7/10

The Capitol Years have always essentially been frontman Shai Halperin's solo project. His lo-fi, pop underground nuggets have been lauded by home recording aficionados and critics alike, resulting in a string of hastily assembled releases that -- while undeniably delicious -- have never really worked as a whole. From the very beginning, Let Them Drink lays that notion to waste, relying on a cohesive blend of intelligent '60s rock and power pop that sounds like an extension of New Pornographer A.C.

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