Best of Boston

1997 Best Band, Pop

Papas Fritas

Many starry-eyed bands crawl up from the primordial soup of Somerville, but few are chosen. On the trio’s latest Minty Fresh release, Helioself Papas Fritas consistently transcends the merely catchy to achieve solid Beatles-reminiscent pop you don’t mind having stuck in your head all day. Papas Fritas has arrived.