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Sex & Misery

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Sex & Misery

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
genre:
Rock

We gave it a C+

The Belland sisters’ great, underrated prior efforts, veritable hives of feisty Day-Glo feminism, suggested Bananarama with brains. Third time out on Sex & Misery, they’ve jettisoned the band, matured, and moved toward the soppier side of Madonna/Patrick Leonard-style balladry, earnestly reflecting on romantic loss and death with scant idiosyncratic wit. O Voice of the Beehive, where is thy sting?