Rob O'Connor
October 04, 1996 at 04:00 AM EDT

The Distance

type
Music
Current Status
In Season
performer
Taylor Hicks
genre
Pop
We gave it a C

The Sacramento quintet Cake uses trumpet, grunge guitar, and eerie background vocals over a standard hip-hop beat to keep things moving. There’s tension in the eclectic mix, and humor, too, once you figure out it’s all for a shaggy-dog story about a race-car driver who circles the track long after he’s lost. ”The Distance” is inventive but slight. B

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