This is an archived post from Wishes on Eyelashes, a previous incarnation of this site.
They have been lumped in the same genre as American new wave indie bands like Panic! At The Disco and Fall Out Boy, but unlike most of their counterparts Cute Is What We Aim For write songs, not melodies.
Every now and again a band comes along that reshapes the way the whole nation hears, lives and breathes music. Cute Is What We Aim For aren’t that band, but nor are they trying to be, and that’s why we like them.