"The Wire"

The latest from this trio of L.A. sisters is a stomping, swerving piece of Fleetwood Mac-esque stadium pop – and the most triumphant breakup song since Taylor Swift's "We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together." Haim don't bother waiting for the chorus to hook you: On this slice of aural apple pie, each section is catchier than the last.  

From The Archives Issue 1190: August 29, 2013