Still touring more than a year after the excellent Temporary Resident album came out, Imaginary Cities seems to be in full-on coast mode. Seasides marks the second post-album release to feature no new music, just revisions and reinterpretations of the songs from that album. (With one exception: it's nice to have a recorded version of the band's cover of Cake's "Mexico," which is a live staple). And while it's lovely and fine to hear the band's glowing power-pop chug toned down to a simpler acoustic or piano version, at this point even a trickle of something new would go a long way to building excitement for a future release, rather than simply stretching out the band's previous accomplishments.
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