'You make me happy/I'm always happy/With you'. 'Something is better than nothing/It's gonna be alright'. Nobody is going to accuse Tashaki Miyaki of taking too much time over their lyrics, that's for sure. And yet the vagueness of the sentiments suits their music, which is similarly hazy. This is indie-pop without sharp edges or urgency, a slightly stoned take on shoegaze which is aspires to be mildly enjoyable, and largely succeeds.
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