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4.6 out of 5
37 Ratings

37 Ratings

spoxmoxy ,

Stellar Performance by FOW

The main reviewer here seems to think that this is the music equivalent to Revenge Of The Nerds?No,it's not quite as good as their debut recording,but then,there is very little out there that is.Lots of great tunes,and a couple that are only average,but absolutely no dogs here!A few samples:"Red Dragon Tattoo",my personal favorite,mocks out the whole"body art"culture with hilarious lyrics."A Fine Day For A Parade"is a quiet ballad,FOW's answer to "Don't Worry,Be Happy.""It Must Be Summer" is an infectious,catchy,feel-good number."Valley Of Malls" takes us on a journey thru suburbia with a nice guitar hook."Troubled Times" is about relationship problems,replete with a bridge and chorus that really stays with you afterwards.All in all,a quality effort by the best power pop band around!

Mark Whelan ,

Ummm, what?

This isn't a good record, it's an amazing one. The songs are written and performed almost perfectly. Most of these songs are a harmonious marraige of music and lyrics, and they will take you to a different place than you may be used to. The person who wrote this review didn't give FOW the proper credit for crafting uniquely written songs, and he/she chose to discredit FOW for having a sense of humor, which is curious to say the least. Entertainment Weekly chose this album as its record of the year in 1990, and you would be wise to add it to your collection.

DebtsNoHonestManCanPay ,

Modern Power Pop Classic

My favorite record of 1999!

Speaking of which, somebody please fix the release date. You have it listed as 1990. That's 100% inaccurate.

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