Robert Christgau: Dean of American Rock Critics

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The Plimsouls

  • Everywhere at Once [Geffen, 1983] B-

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Everywhere at Once [Geffen, 1983]
I explain the "underground" rep of these L.A. power-poppers by asking myself whether I wouldn't be mystified by the Fleshtones if I lived in L.A. As befits an L.A. band, they make more of a show of hitcraft, martialing coherent lyrics to actual emotional effect on a couple of slower ones, and less of a show of partymania. And I don't like the Fleshtones' records a whole lot either. B-