Shake/Shiver/Moan

This U.K. group's 2004 debut was then-trendy blues punk, the kind of sound a band can mine every year or so until it splits up or gets some new influences. Weirdly, both of those things happened. It's taken a breakup and reunion for the 22-20s to record a follow-up, and now you can hear Sixties psych rock and Nineties Brit pop in their sound. They're best when their throwbacks clash; "Ocean" is the best Byrds tune Oasis never wrote, and on "Let It Go," singer Martin Trimble does a great stoned, ruffle-sleeved Bono.