Album Review

Body Type - Expired Candy

A whole lot more fun than its sour, stale name might suggest.

Body Type - Expired Candy

There’s one particular lyric in this, Aussie indie rockers Body Type’s second album, that sums up that sums up the quartet’s specific brand of exuberance: “You make me feel like the weekend.” Cues are taken from across the indie spectrum: guitar lines echoing those of Pixies (‘Sha La La’) and The Strokes (‘Anti-Romancer’); vocals bringing the likes of Alvvays or even Scottish outfit Camera Obscura to mind (‘Beat You Up’, ‘Tread Overhead’); a joyous gang mentality that rollicks through opener ‘Holding On’ and ‘Weekend’, where harmonious backing vocals and a pure pop sensibility combine in a manner not unlike how The Big Moon won the world over with their debut. Which is all to say ‘Expired Candy’ is a whole lot more fun than its sour, stale name might suggest.

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