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Lamprey

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Lamprey

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
Producers:
Atlantic, Matador
genre:
Rock

We gave it a B

This Amsterdam quartet, Bettie Serveert, may have devised a new genre: coffeehouse grunge. Even when the band whips itself into a modest feedback squalor, the songs feel like a diary confessional set to music, thanks to the whispery musings of singer Carol van Dijk. If only there were a tune memorable enough on Lamprey to match ”Kid’s Allright,” the insanely grabby highlight of their ’92 debut.B

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