The Pains of Being Pure at Heart

Music critics spend a lot of time hemming and hawing over the idea of 'unique' bands versus those simply channeling something familiar. The Pains of Being Pure at Heart, overly wrought name and all, will have people howling about the latter - much in the same way they did over Interpol's first album. The touchstones are obvious - Ride, Jesus and Mary Chain, become a member or log in.