Memorial Day has come and gone, and Summer has officially arrived. So on the hangover of our three-day weekend, I thought I'd offer something warm, glimmering, and just a little bit melancholy. Sounds like a job for the Clientele.
The British band's third album, God Save the Clientele, came out May 8, and like its previous offerings, The Violet Hour and Strange Geometry, this one combines the optimism of '60s pop music with the pensive undertones of bands like Mazzy Star and Slowdive. Recorded in Nashville, it's full of twangy, easy lullabies like "These Days Nothing But Sunshine," which you can hear if you