These four are too cute. And I don’t mean that in the they’re too cute way you might squeal if you saw this, but that this feels dishonest. That little dude second from the left, dressed in his Dad’s clothes? There’s a good chance he’s done commercial work in Britain before, selling digital cameras or potato “crisps” and “biscuits” and laundry detergent. (Expect a YouTube follow-up on that soon.) That said, this all starts at the top. James Mercer: stop being cute.
Broken Bells’ debut LP, The High Road, is streaming in its entirety at NPR at the moment. It’s bedtime music.