Friday, October 28, 2011

The Wind - Where It's At With the Wind - 1982

Playing exuberant power-pop with abundant talent and a solid grounding in '60s AM radio — from Merseybeat to folk-rock to summery soul — this Miami trio made a wonderful debut with the winningly unpolished Where It's At. The marvelous 14-song collection of beguiling originals not only re-creates the sound of a simpler time, but captures the giddy innocence of musical self-discovery, as if this were all new.