Music Review: “Kiss Me by the Water Cooler” by Hero & Leander

TRACK 3

“Kiss Me by the Water Cooler”

From Hero & Leander’s Tumble

TAPETE RECORDS

Liner notes: “Kiss me while you dry your hair/Kiss me in your underwear,” Emily Sills sings in this duet with bandmate Gary Cansell, channeling the exuberance of an old Broadway musical.

Behind the music: The UK sextet is named after a doomed romance from Greek mythology. But its shiny debut is more optimistic.

Check it out if you like: Clever Britpoppers like Pulp, Lily Allen, and Deaf School.

This review originally appeared in our July/August issue of Mother Jones. 

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