i must admit, keane are one of my 'guilty pleasure' bands. some of their song-writing is astounding and the piano scores exhilarating.
the new album is fantastic, with 'disconnected', the 'starting line' and 'day will come' being the stand-outs for me.
i find my love of their music strange because they write a lot of what may be termed middle of the road stuff, and i didn't warm to u2 when they did this with atyclb and htdaab. keane just seem to do it a lot better without making their music ever sound throwaway, cheap or manufactured.