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Brand New Knife

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Brand New Knife

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
performer:
Shonen Knife
genre:
Rock

We gave it a B+

The appeal of Shonen Knife, too often dismissed as a kitschy pop-culture cartoon, lies in the disarming honesty of their perfect pop tunes. Although Brand New Knife isn’t their strongest effort, the exuberant ”Explosion!” stands with the threesome’s best, and they stretch out convincingly with the sweeping ”Buddha’s Face” and the countryish ”One Week.”