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The Burdens of Being Upright

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The Burdens of Being Upright

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
performer:
Tracy Bonham
genre:
POP

We gave it an A

The full-length debut of the Boston songwriter Tracy Bonham, The Burdens of Being Upright, mightily confirms the poetic promise hinted at on last year’s EP. Comparisons to recent been-around-the-block chick forebears (especially Liz Phair) are sure to abound, but the edgy incisiveness here is eclipsed by Bonham’s pop sparkle. Come for the sexual politics, but stay for the rock. A