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"Go" For Jonquil.

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The Oxford-based Jonquil are currently on their first US tour that brings them to the Empty Bottle on Wednesday. On their latest record, Point of Go, the band delivers a sound that's somewhere between a lush Vampire Weekend and a more mainstream Miike Snow. It has a tropical/calypso-like sound molded with electropop vibes, all highlighted by Hugo Manuel's terrifically lilting vocals. The album doesn't spend a lot of time off course as it clocks in at 38 minutes, but it packs a lot in its 11 tracks that are catchy, breezy and full of subtle surprises for ears. Singer Hugo Manuel's side project Chad Valley played Schubas last year and one Transmission writer (okay, it was me) was straight-up blown away by how strong his vocals sounded live. I wouldn't expect any different on Wednesday.

Jonquil plays with Keep Shelly in Athens at the Empty Bottle on Wednesday, the 4th. Chicago's Speck Mountain opens. The show's $12, 21+ and starts at 9:30PM. The Empty Bottle's at 1035 N Western.

 
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James Stone, / May 21, 2012 7:23 AM

WHY The PUPPET NATO-PUPPET G8 Summit are Failed? because theyare working for noting in the World. They are the Failure agencies of the World from 65 years ago's. They are Working for Jewish Lobby of the World. When their papulations are only few millions. They want control the World from few daecads. The Jewish Lobby are always FAILED. WHY The PUPPET NATO-PUPPET G8 Summit are Failed? Its their negligency and foolishnees, madnees, and Saidnees. They are Empty Bottle's of theWorld. Thanks.

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