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Tommy Keene

  • Places That Are Gone [Dolphin EP, 1984] B+

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Places That Are Gone [Dolphin EP, 1984]
Though I'm sure I wouldn't be niggling if every composition on this EP had the electric lyricism and admonitory dolor of "Back to Zero Now," Keene's keen Beatle extrapolation falls just on the other side of what a modern man must hope for. He always seems either sad or resentful, which does spell nostalgia to me. B+