The Boo Radleys

Find the Answer Within [#2]

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Sidestepping the key problem with recent U.K. two-part CD singles -- namely that buyers are forced to pay for at least one song twice -- the second part of "Find the Answer Within" features a remix of the main track, done by inventive retro-popster Sean O'Hagan of the High Llamas. O'Hagan keeps Sice's vocals and Brown's bassline, otherwise adding strings, tambourine, and drony keyboards to create a lush '60s easy listening-inspired version of the track. He adds a dub keyboard/rhythm combination at the end to mesh with the strings, an inspired further touch. The two other tracks are straight Boos originals. "The Only Word I Can Find" is a slower rocker, Sice's vocals run through flanging and some end keyboards providing a nice final touch. "Very Together" isn't that far distant a cousin, with slightly clearer but still produced vocals, some funky organ, and a gentler, quicker vibe.

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