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Blue Öyster Cult – Heaven Forbid

20 Dec 2007 · 1 Comment

And now for something else completely different, taking up the gauntlet thrown by my pals Jestaplero and Flasshe, a subjective evaluation of the relative merits of a non-comprehensive selection of Blue Öyster Cult records, starting with the one that’s probably at the bottom of my pile, 1998’s Heaven Forbid.
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Tags: 1998 · b · columbia · hard rock

B for Brontosaurus – A Thousand Times Yes

05 Aug 2007 · 2 Comments

I love this band so much that I’m untrustworthy on the subject. Usually I cringe when backing vocals stray out of tune or when tempos drift between instruments. When B for Brontosaurus exhibits these flaws (which they do sometimes, especially live) I make excuses to find it charming, rather than grating. “Their enthusiasm outpaces their [...]

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Tags: 2006 · b · indie pop