Don't bother getting worked up about this: If you're so committed to the punk ideal that an excellent pop-rock duo with outrageously expensive haircuts can enrage you with their use of dark eyeliner, please funnel that energy toward doing something productive in the world. And besides, the Veronicas rock about 14 times harder than 99 percent of bands these days. "4ever," the first tune on Secret Life, has a chiseled Franz Ferdinand riff that explodes into a chorus about making the night last forever. Complain if you must; we'll be here living your life for you.
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