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Freeloader

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Freeloader

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
Producers:
Rykodisc
genre:
Rock

We gave it a B

Throwing Muses’ albums have become steadily less eccentric, though Kristin Hersh still possesses an agreeably off-kilter voice and the band can still knock out memorably wobbly riffs — the title track being a prime example. But the songs feel unfinished: ”Freeloader” lapses into a limply psychedelic bridge, while ”Heel Toe” is pretty but sketchy.