L.A.'s MIGHTY SIX NINETY first came to my attention in February of 2006 with the song "Have You Ever Asked Yourself." I loved the damn thing -- played it over and over and over -- never really tired of it. The fact that it sounded exactly like THE SMITHS didn't faze me in the least.
It took a couple of years, but Mighty Six Ninety finally released a full-length album -- CHEERS TO THE BITTER END -- this past June. The Smiths comparisons are still unavoidable. NEW ORDER. THE SMITHEREENS. But I remain unfazed. And determined to enjoy these gentle, retro-sounding pop confections before the summer up and turns into a pumpkin.
From the LP CHEERS TO THE BITTER END, 2008 >>>
[MP3] "Never Go to Sleep"
[VID] "Mistakes Like These"
BONUS TRACK >>>
[MP3] "Have You Ever Asked Yourself"