An even slicker record than Manifesto
, Flesh + Blood
precariously balances between sophisticated soul-pop and radio-ready disco-pop. At its best, the album is effortlessly suave and charming -- "Over You" is one of their greatest singles, and "Oh Yeah" is nearly as persuasive -- although the reliance on reworked covers of "In the Midnight Hour" and "Eight Miles High" signals a lack of imagination. Still, there is a handful of undeniably strong and alluringly seductive moments.