PAT TODD & THE RANKOUTSIDERS: The Outskirts of Your Heart: LP

May 23, 2017

This is the tenth anniversary re-release of a great album packed full of barn-burning American rock’n’roll songs reminiscent of the Mekons or the Blasters. Pat Todd has already been around the block a few times with the Lazy Cowgirls and this band, the Rankoutsiders, but these songs are timeless. This album, for me, is the pick of this review cycle because of full-on ragers like “Bad Memories, Poison, & Regret” and sweet acoustic songs like “Your Heart, Your Soul & Your Ass.” –Jon Mule (Hound Gawd!,