For 28 years, a Mentals song has been a ticket to some blissful eternal summer in the great Aussie subconscious. Dolled up in a safari suit or stripped down to speedos makes little difference. A staggering 22 of them have hit the Top 40 since 1977 and more than half of those are beautifully retooled here, in the warm wood-grain of an all-acoustic encore. Of all the Liberation Blue Acoustic albums to date, Plucked probably boasts the most stunning spread of instantly familiar household tunes. 2005.