Stories for Monday by The Summer Set on iTunes

April 1, 2016 4:02 AM

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It’s album number four for Arizona pop-rockers The Summer Set, and Brian Dales is in the midst of an identity crisis. “I’m a bit too pop for the punk kids/But I’m too punk for the pop kids,” he ponders over a piano riff that immediately recalls The Who's “Baba O’Riley” on the arena-shaking opener “Figure Me Out."

But no matter what he’s facing, the kid is gonna be alright. The hugely poppy “Missin’ You” brims with post-breakup positivity. And while Dales' pals are looking out for him on “All My Friends,” his ill-advised chase for a fleeting new romance is buffered by a playful mix of handclaps and jangly gui...

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