JIM WALSH on Melodious Owl's self-titled release
class=img_thumbleft> THIS IS A GREAT DANCE RECORD AND I'M SORRY BUT YOU CAN'T WRITE ABOUT A GREAT DANCE RECORD WITHOUT BOLD CAPS! AND EXCLAMATION MARKS! SAY IT LOUD: IT'S FUNNY AND SEXY AND ITS ROOTS ARE IN THE CONTORTIONS AND THE WALLETS AND THE NEW PSYCHONAUTS BUT THEY ARE OLD. THIS IS THE SOUND OF THE NEW NO WAVE! THIS IS MELODIOUS OWL! THIS IS WHAT WE'VE BEEN WAITING FOR! SOMETHING TO FILL UP THE DANCE FLOORS OF OUR MINDS, HEARTS, HIPS. DIG THE JUNKYARD HORNS, THE SIMPY SYNTHESIZERS, THE FAKEY DRUMS. DIG IT WHEN CAPTAIN CAMPY HOOTS, "I'M WEARING STRIPES TONIGHT/SHE'S WEARING ME OUT TONIGHT," AND "HOT," AND "TOUCH ME" AND "LET ME FEEL YOUR FIRE." HE SOUNDS LIKE HE'S HAVING SUCH A GOOD TIME! WE COULD USE MORE GOOD TIMES! OH YES! WIGGLE WIGGLE THRUST THRUST SWAY SWAY FUCKY FUCKY. --JIM WALSH
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