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Music Review: 'The Friends of Rachel Worth'

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The Friends of Rachel Worth

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
genre:
POP

We gave it a B+

Tired of waiting for that new Backstreet Boys album? Well, fans of Australian indie-pop pioneers The Go-Betweens have been on hold for 12 years. Now they’ve returned with The Friends of Rachel Worth, ably backed by Sleater-Kinney and other Portland notables. The disc successfully combines the looseness of early Go-Betweens work like Before Hollywood with the songcraft of later triumphs like Tallulah, and while it may not quite be worth the wait, Worth is a rich addition to their underappreciated catalog. B+

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