Brace yourselves for a trans-Atlantic blast: There are no American dates lined up (yet), but if the UK’s album charts are any indication (they are), The Fratellis will make a push to conquer your hearts and minds with their hooky, hokey vision of post-Libertines Brit rock.
The Glaswegian trio (with one real Fratelli and two surname imposters) played their first gig last March but have a swift-selling debut entitled Costello Music on their hands. Are you amused? Do you love it? Or are you like us and need to listen before you can confirm your preconceptions? Their better singles:
One more download at MySpace.
The mag separately dubbed “Chelsea Dagger” the “summer’s unofficial festival anthem.” If you’ve got a better tagline, we’re all ears.