The Junior League is the
musical project from mastermind Joe Adragna. Focusing on his latest endeavor, Also Rans, Adragna takes us on quite an
exploration that stands the test of time.
Teetering back and forth from an updated indie pop sound to the
nostalgic 60s, he offers up a delightful record that gets better within every
Adragna’s attention to
detail shines through as every note, lyrically and musically, placing a sense
of perfection. Also Rans sugary-sweet
tone is notable in key singles “On/Off” and “The Stars in Our Eyes,” which have
been making the rounds throughout the Spring and Summer.
Throughout the record we
hear elements of swirling guitars, astounding vocals and harmonies, and keys
that are to die for. Enlisting a help of a few friends such as Sloan’s Jay
Ferguson and Young Fresh Fellows’ Scott McCaughey
and J. Murphy, the record is tied together with a team effort and a true labor
hits coming Junior League…we’re listening.
Also Rans is available now: