SUBMISSION HOLD: What Holds Back the Elephant: CD

Jul 06, 2007

These female vocals are trying way too hard to be pretty. Somehow it reminds me of Zounds. Of course, that is if Zounds became a terrible hippie indie rock band. The bass guitar thumps through tracks and the guitar melodies carry along so redundantly they still can’t compensate for the art they are blatantly failing to create. I can imagine their shows having interpretive dancing, incense, and mimes. Vegan mimes. The songs’ lyrics are translated into three different languages—which is a spectacular idea—but whatever language, it isn’t my cup of tea. Gabe Rock

 –guest (G7 Welcoming Committee)