Tom Sinclair
June 16, 2010 AT 04:00 AM EDT

Something For Everybody

type
Music
Current Status
In Season
performer
Devo
genre
Rock

We gave it a B

A comeback album from Devo, the quintessential new-wave novelty act seems a bemusing prospect. But if you stop asking ”Why?” you’ll likely find yourself surrendering to the band’s herky-jerky hooks and machinelike swing on Something for Everybody. And if the ”Don’t taze me, bro” bit in ”Don’t Shoot (I’m a Man)” feels dated, the wry political commentary of ”Sumthin’?” is impressively spot-on. B

Download These:
Mechanically catchy Human Rocket at amazon.com
Zeitgeisty romp Sumthin’ at amazon.com

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