There is a dance pop sheen on Saint Etienne’s latest album, “Words and Music” that has seeped into the trio's previous efforts, but never with such wholehearted and fully realized zest. It’s quite possible that the trio’s lead singer, Brit pop ingenue Sarah Cracknell, could be mistaken for — gasp — Kylie Minogue when she commands “Let’s dance” on the sultry “The Last Days of Disco.” Saint Etienne plays the Paradise Rock Club on Oct. 27.
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