Me & You

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Detroit's Ethos' debut album, Me & You, proves that even rust belt-dwelling yankees can make British pop. Most of the tracks on the CD are loaded with Anglophile nostalgia; a little glam, a hint of Beatles, and a lot of the Smiths can be heard throughout. The song "A Single Man" is an excellent Smiths-esque send-up, complete with depressing lyrics and enough '80s guitar flash to make Johnny Marr blush. Christian Burke's androgynous vocals guide the listener through twisted tales of lonely nights, kinky sex, and post-breakup emptiness.