The word "subtlety" doesn't really factor into any description of the Big Pink. To begin with, the London duo produces an oversized, forceful sound between the two of them, shamelessly following in the footsteps of multitudes of their Britpop predecessors. There's the My Bloody Valentine wall of guitar, the Stone Roses' percussive swagger, and the white-noise drone of the Jesus and Mary Chain. Then there's the subject matter of the songs, highlighted by the insensitive narrator in the band's biggest hit, "Dominoes," who brags, "As soon as I love her, it's been too long." And, of course, there's the audacity of giving their debut... More >>>