HEADIES, THE: Black Bubblegum and Then Some: CD

This is an expanded release that balloons into a whopping twenty-seven tracks. Various singles are added to the original twelve-song record. Is “Best All-Around Penelope” a tribute to The Avengers singer? Perhaps. They must be the first band to write a song about Millard E. Tydings. I lived most of my life in Maryland and they got me on that one! The They Might Be Giants of punk? Perhaps. –Sean Koepenick (Bloated Kat, bloatedkatrecords.bandcamp.com)