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No Place Fast; Better Be Good (Norton)

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No Place Fast

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
genre:
Reissues

We gave it an A-

In 1978, Boston’s Real Kids released a self-titled album of bright-eyed rock marked by the winning purity of frontman John Felice’s adolescent vision (”I fell in love with every girl I saw!”). Culled from demos, Good is sort of an alternate version of that disc (plus four nifty rarities), while Fast pairs the band’s long-unavailable second effort with six songs from the offshoot group Taxi Boys. The reunited Kids are reportedly recording a new album; if it’s half as good as these, we’re in for a treat. Both: A-