Genre-defying. You've heard it too many times. Perhaps it's our own laziness that makes us draw comparisons between similar bands, or maybe we are just truly impressed by our own ability to style-hop. Either way, we often like to come up with new tags that generally roll off the tongue like a big spoonful of low-grade peanut butter. Luckily, The Zutons have succeeded in striding into labels-be-damned territory with their debut, Who Killed The Zutons. Their sound is a crossbreed of funk, blues, and soul with the rawness of MC5 and the loveliness of Elvis Costello. Throw in a beautiful saxophonist and you've got the things that hit records are made of.
perform at 8:00 p.m. Tuesday, November 23, at Culture Room, 3045 N Federal Hwy, Fort Lauderdale. Tickets cost $12. Call 954-564-1074.