If you like the irreverent Brit-pop of early Beatles, the Charlatans UK, or the Kinks, then you should plunge headfirst into the music of The Coral. The British band — originally from Hoylake, England — got a ton of buzz back when everyone was going nuts over the Strokes, and the first two Coral albums — a self-titled CD in 2002 and Magic and Medicine in 2003 — remain awesome.
The Coral is still churning out catchy and caustic tunes, including "Who's Gonna Find Me," which the band recently posted on its MySpace page. It's the first single off The Coral's next album, Roots and Echoes, which comes out on Aug. 6. Here, the band mixes its mod flavor with some sweet vocal harmonies reminiscent of 1970s power ballads. To listen,
Thanks to I Guess I'm Floating for posting the MP3!