John’s Pick: Men’s Needs, Women’s Needs, Whatever

John staff picks photoMen’s Needs, Women’s Needs, Whatever
was Yorkshire garage-pop trio The Cribs’ major-label debut. For once a shot at a wider audience made for the perfection of the sound (in this case, anthemic hooks married to witty lyrics and fluid, twitchy guitar), rather than its watering down—proving there’s life still left in the Strokes/Maximo Park school.