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Just Go Ahead Now: A Retrospective

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Just Go Ahead Now: A Retrospective

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
genre:
Reissues

We gave it a C-

An unmissed band that could use some positive spin, the Spin Doctors are best remembered for ”Two Princes,” an annoying non-song that inexplicably went top 10 in 1993. Not everything on the best-of sampler Just Go Ahead Now: A Retrospective is that awful — their first hit, ”Little Miss Can’t Be Wrong,” has a retro-pop charm — but too many of the 17 tracks are samey variations on soulless funk and tuneless pop. It’d take one heck of a pundit to gloss over the fact that this sound bites. C-