FOUR LIGHTS: Kobayashi Maru: CD

Sep 26, 2018

Four Lights are (wait for it) a four-piece band which cranks out some catchy tunes in the vein of Bracket or Descendents, with a nod to Nada Surf or The Lemonheads here and there. For a moment—before I’d heard the band—I could’ve been easily fooled, with the ominous and misleading cover art. I still haven’t figured out the significance of the album title, either. No matter. The cuts are there and whole package is pro. Great and very American-sounding, and that’s a compliment. The tempo picks up and goes back down nicely. A solid record from start to finish. –Steve Adamyk (Stardumb,