"When every day's a hurricane, you know there's something wrong," sings Alvvays' Molly Rankin on the wistful comedown "Party Police." The Toronto indie-rock quintet certainly isn't afraid to embrace rain-streaked melodies and melancholy musings on love and other intoxicants. But the band's jangly guitars and power snares, reminiscent of NME's seminal cassette compilation C86, lend its full-length debut a sunny disposition perfect for summer release.

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