Saturday Looks Good to Me

Love Will Find You

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Michigan's Saturday Looks Good to Me injected their live sound on Love Will Find You. While the band's previous albums were soft, unlike their festive live sound, Love Will Find You finally represents the band's full sound. Opening with the lush vocals of Erika Hoffman on "Liquor Store," Fred Thomas' vocal intro to "Diary" raises the musical stakes on track two. Another live staple, "When You Go Out Tonight," adds to the band's multi-generational influences with bright instrumentation and a feisty arrangement. "Summer Doesn't Count (Unless You're Here with Me)" showcases Hoffman's vocals again; a duet with Thomas adds a soulful punch to the mix. The pace does soften up on the organ-rich "Love Will Find You" and on "Labcoat," with its airy xylophone and Thomas' echoing vocals. A rousing cover of the Equals' "I Get So Excited" brings the disc to a dynamic, volcanic ending. The album's rich instrumentation includes contributions by saxophonist Elliot Bergman, keyboardist Aidan Dysart, guitarist Juan Garcia, violinist Ida Pearle, bassist Grace Thorson, as well as Zach Wallace, Ashley Miller, and Brian Lipson, continuing the band's rich musical family history. Released in 2002 on Michigan's Whistletap Records, Love Will Find You vaulted Saturday Looks Good to Me to new heights with some of the most passionate music out of Motown in decades.

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