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Album Review: 'Return to the Valley of the Go-Go's'

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Return to the Valley of the Go-Go's

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
Producers:
IRS
genre:
Reissues

We gave it an A-

Solo careers stalled, the Go-Go’s go the reunion route with a 36-song retrospective buttressed by three new songs. The old stuff is the real joy here. Disc one chronicles a band finding it’s sound, moving from punk to pop. If disc two lacks a narrative arc, it has its pleasures, especially the songs from Talk Show. And the new songs bode well for their upcoming tour. A-