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Guilty 'Til Proved Innocent!

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Guilty 'til Proved Innocent!

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
genre:
Reggae/Ska

We gave it a B-

In their heyday, these seminal English ska revivalists burned with an intensity that few of their present-day acolytes have bothered to emulate. The group’s current incarnation for Guilty ‘Til Proved Innocent! — minus founding mastermind Jerry Dammers and vocalist Terry Hall — lacks the original’s uncompromising edge, but rhythmically skillful tunes like ”Fearful” and ”Bonediggin”’ have a thoughtful, upbeat spirit that doesn’t dishonor the band’s legacy. B-

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