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Donkey

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CSS
Roberta Ridolfi

Donkey

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
genre:
Electronic

We gave it a C+

Back in 2006, Brazilian art punks CSS cannonballed into the staid indie-rock kiddie pool, with cheeky jams about Paris Hilton and too-cool-for-school Brooklyn bands. Then they scored big with the unlikely iPod-ad anthem ”Music Is My Hot, Hot Sex.” But it’s hard to reconcile the nose-thumbing anarchy of CSS’ debut with Donkey, its lackluster follow-up. Despite momentary highs like ”Rat Is Dead (Rage)” and ”Move,” the entire album feels muffled by standard dance-punk grooves and generic call-to-party lyrics. In the end, it just comes off like treading water. C+
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