Although Postcards from Heaven, the second album from the Lighthouse Family, lacks any single as effortlessly graceful as its predcessors' "Lifted" or "Ocean Drive," it's a stronger record, demonstrating that the group has a talented for well-crafted, complex pop. It's a subtle, seductive record, where the details are nearly as important as the charming melodies. This time around, the songs reveal their pleasures with repeated listens, even though the music remains appealling and accessible. The difference is that the album doens't have the immediate pleasures of "Lifted" -- it has pleasures that take a little more time to assimilate but in the end, they are ultimately more rewarding.
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AllMusic Review by Stephen Thomas Erlewine