MUFFS, THE: Whoop Dee Doo: CD

I felt conflicted approaching this review. One the one hand, it’s Kim Shattuck’s final album in her lifetime with The Muffs. On the other hand, it’s released by Burger Records. It’s bittersweet. It’s everything I want from a pop punk record. It’s toe tappingly joyous and Kim Shattuck’s snarly growl is the cherry on top. I prefer to pretend Burger isn’t involved at all because nothing should sully this perfect pop punk masterpiece. The record title feels like a playful tongue-in-cheek reminder that The Muffs never broke up. Despite the ten year gap in records, they could consistently make A+ pop punk earworms. –Lorien Lamarr (Burger)