And… the win goes to this Paul Weller/Noel Gallagher composition, sung mainly by Michael Nesmith, with Micky Dolenz – a slice of vintage Monkees-style and as psychedelic as The Monkees have been since “Daily Nightly”. Tuneful, catchy, well-orchestrated and buoyant, “Birth Of An Accidental Hipster” is (in my mind) a perfect return to form.
On the whole, the album is, truly, a return to form.
Full album review coming soon – in the meantime, here ’tis…:
Good Times! is available now