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  • Fun Around the World [Infrasonic, 1987] B

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Fun Around the World [Infrasonic, 1987]
Sticking their art-pop in your face, they write cute rock and roll tunes about their band, a famous band, an opera singer, a private museum, "arts and crafts." "There is no difference between art and life," they warble; violence and pullution and Russia they know about from the San Fran Chronicle. Their best songs are about a female friendship (they "talk about art") and a lousy lover (the opera singer). Their candor is refreshing, their triviality not quite clever enough. B