The Good Feeling Music of Dent May & His Magnificent Ukulele Image

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  • Summary: Signed to Animal Collective's Paw Tracks label, the artist releases his first full-length album.
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    This may sound wilfully eclectic but actually hangs together, bound by May's showman-like vocals. [Mar 2009, p.109]
  2. What The Good Feeling lacks in variation it makes up for with clever turns of phrase and simple, contagious melodies.
  3. Dent May announces his entry into the high school talent contest that is the world of literate, quirky pop. And, with its mix of equal parts Jens Lekman, Jonathan Richman, and Clem Snide and with hints of everyone from The Beach Boys to Joe Jackson, Feel Good Music is a worthy submission. [Winter 2009]
  4. The Good Feeling Music good for a few plays and might raise a few smiles along the way.
  5. 12 songs of charming inconsequence that briefly make the world a slightly better place. [Mar 2009, p.105]
  6. As its title rightly suggests, this is a feel good slice of fun best served with a cocktail in hand.
  7. But as difficult as it may be to overlook the flaws on this record, May somewhat redeems himself with, heaven forbid, mere quaintness.

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