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School of Seven Bells

"I L U"

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July 7, 2010

The "L" stands for loved and this dollop of dream-pop from New York trio School of Seven Bells perfectly captures all the sadness and heartache that past-tense verb implies. Over a rippling layer of keyboards and a gentle, surging backbeat, singers Alejandra and Claudia Deheza apply their angelic voices to lyrics about lost love and blown opportunities. It's a rich, moody weeper — the ethereality of the Cocteau Twins fused with the steady, electronic pulse of M83.

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