Imagine a distaff Spin Doctors with more ooomph and you’ve got 4 Non Blondes (actually, there’s a guy guitarist, but don’t hold that against them). Released last October, the Bay Area quartet’s debut Bigger, Better, Faster, More! is a sleeper that folks are just waking up to. ”What’s Up,” the current funky single, is only one of the goodies in the Blondes’ musical grab bag, which is also stuffed with jet-propelled folk rock, angst-ridden anthems, high-octane blues, and ’90s protest songs. A-
Bigger, Better, Faster, More!