Having previously christened themselves with the ill-advised moniker of The Muslims, one would not be too surprised to see San Diego's The Soft Pack deviate as far as possible from their past life. However, when the propensity for writing snappy, infectious tunes is as vibrant and consistent as displayed on both this self-titled effort and its predecessor, it's easy to see why they've decided to stick to their guns.
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