Alternately fascinating and frustrating, Overexposed shows the band truly excited for their big pop closeup, trying tons of new things and failing spectacularly about half the time. Worth a listen, but a classic this is not.
Robyn: 21 June 2012 – Austin (Review)
That this slab is affiliated with the Upright Citizens Brigade alone cannot save it––anymore than the National Lampoon affiliation could save Class Reunion and Movie Madness.
Stick to the good stuff, and you’ll learn what makes the American South unique; a country within a country, struggling with the legacies of slavery, Hurricane Katrina, the British Petroleum Deepwater Horizon oil spill, and the consequent irrep…
Painkillers doesn’t fully take away the throb of one’s aches and pains, but it’s a refreshing little platter that should introduce a new audience to some really great material.
In the words of Southern Lord, “Behold: the power of the riff.”