This sprung to mind when I was trying to find out who the support act is when The Decemberists tour in the autumn (I'm seeing them at Newcastle Academy in October). Turns out - it's Land Of Talk!
"Montreal's Land of Talk, led by the sparkling Elizabeth Powell, spits out a kind of churning, bright, deliberately melodic rock that embodies the enduring spirit of youth -- that period in our lives marked by overwhelming optimism and uncorrupted naivety. First released in Canada last year, Applause Cheer Boo Hiss, the band's seven-song debut EP, is a record to get attached to: It's inviting, dangerous, charming, and, most important, unravels with layers of complexity."
(Read full review at Prefixmag)