Picks and Pans Review: Razorlight

updated 03/16/2009 AT 01:00 AM EDT

originally published 03/16/2009 AT 01:00 AM EDT

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This London-based band gained some celebrity in the U.S. when lead singer Johnny Borrell started dating Kirsten Dunst in 2007. But Razorlight's third album shows that the indie rockers deserve a little recognition for their music, too. Highlights of this concise set include the strutting, self-deprecating "North London Trash" and "Tabloid Lover," with its kicking beat and Beach Boys harmonies. But it's the acoustic-guitar-laced "Hostage of Love" that'll really hold you captive.

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