RICHIE RAMONE: “Not Afraid” b/w “Cry Little Sister”: 7”

May 24, 2022

Preview of what should be a third album coming soon. The A side is a straight-ahead rocker that would not be out of place on Too Tough to Die. Second song is a major curveball. It’s a cover from The Lost Boys movie soundtrack, but Richie adds nuances to his version like a bass line that didn’t exist on the original. The result is a cover that blows away the original song. Take my word for it. There’s no need for you to revisit the original online if you forgot. I’m serious. –Sean Koepenick (Outro,